Buhari Receives APC Governors Award, Tasks them on True Federalism

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On Friday, May, 10, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, was awarded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor’s forum in a ceremony organized by the Governors in his honour, in Abuja.

Receiving the award, Buhari thanked the Governors and tasked them on the need to embrace true federalism.

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The President noted that it was high time the state heads played into the ideals of federalism at a political and democratic dispensation as this, where some scanty but privileged persons were exploiting and manipulating ethnic and religious front-lines for their selfish advantages. “We need to build bridges across the various divides”, he said.

Buhari urged the governors to support his anti-corruption agenda, and his administration’s programmes and policies in order to hasten development in the country.