Buhari should order Ministers to travel by land-Bayo Onanuga
Formal Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, Mr Bayo Onanuga, has exhorted that President Muhammadu Buhari should arrange every one of his clergymen to quit going via air inside the nation.
He said Buhari should arrange the Ministers to rather go by street for one year.
Along these lines, Onanuga stated, the President and his men would realize that larger part of Nigerian streets were in a terrible state and comprehend that the “N260bn capital spending plan for 2020 is essentially absurd.”
Onanuga said this in an announcement on Thursday in light of the case by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that Nigerian streets were not as terrible as being depicted.
Onanuga, who gave a rundown of a portion of the regrettable government streets in the nation, asked why Fashola would make such a case.
He stated, “Venturing out from Lagos to Abuja, for example, is damnation. Fashola ought to ask NTA cameramen to pursue the course, forward and backward, and he will be substantially stunned.
“Minna to Abuja is so close; let Fashola and his authorities go on a visit to IBB and Abdulsalami at the Hilltop. Mineral Benin has turned sour once more. Individuals are grumbling ordinary and wherever about the poor condition of the streets.
“I am from Ijebu-Ode, only 100km from Lagos. In very nearly one year, I have not been to my town, in light of the fact that going from Lekki is currently inconceivable on account of the awful streets, even from Lekki to Epe.
“Epe to Ijebu-Ode is awful. Epe to Ketu is similarly awful and Ketu to Omu-Ijebu-Ode is terrible.
“To top it all off, in the event that I choose to experience Ketu-Itoikin-Ijebu-Ode, I should purchase another vehicle. Every one of these streets are, sadly, government streets.”
To welcome the size of the issue, Onanuga recommended that Fashola should make his telephone number and email accessible to Nigerians.
“He will be stunned by how he will be immersed with protests about the parlous condition of our numerous basic streets in all the topographical zones.
“Buhari should arrange his pastors to quit flying inside Nigeria for one year. He himself ought to routinely try to utilize the streets, to truly comprehend the decrepitude of the streets and why the N260bn capital spending plan for 2020 is just funny,” Onanuga said.
Similarly, the individual from the House of Representatives speaking to Ede-North/Ede-South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State, Mr Bamidele Salam, tested Fashola to go by street in the following 90 days.
The legislator stated, “I discovered Fashola’s announcement, which had been rehashed by the noteworthy pastor on two past events as a reasonable sign that a few of us in open workplaces are not on top of the repulsive substances of our kindred residents’ every day experience.”
By Huswat Lawal