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We Won't Let Off Until 2007, Says Obasanjo

Posted by From Josephine Lohor in Abuja on 2006/10/26 | Views: 758 |

We Won't Let Off Until 2007, Says Obasanjo


President Olusegun Obasanjo has said his administration would not let off steam but continue to carry out its responsibilities until its last day in office which is May 29 next year.

President Olusegun Obasanjo has said his administration would not let off steam but continue to carry out its responsibilities until its last day in office which is May 29 next year.

“As a government, we will continue to do what we need to do until the last day in office, there will be no let off”, he stated.

The President was speaking to a delegation of traditional rulers and leaders of thought from Enugu State at the State House yesterday.

The President had while reiterating the need to ensure that the reform programmes embarked upon by his administration continues beyond 2007, noted that Nigeria had lost a generation in terms of development, and so, the Administration’s reform programme was aimed at restoring Nigeria to her rightful place in the world.

President Obasanjo had in his response to an observation made earlier by the delegation, thanked it for the endorsement of the Administration’s reform programme, and stressed that “we can’t afford to stagnate or terminate the reform. We know Nigerians want us to continue, and we will do so”.

Speaking earlier, the traditional ruler of Obimo in Nsukka, His Royal Highness, Igwe Spencer Ugwuoke, thanked the President for his “ exemplary leadership and unequalled commitment to evolve a united, peaceful and economically buoyant country where justice and rule of law shall prevail”.

He added that “ we are no less appreciative of your bold multi-sectoral reforms which have positioned our dear country for greatness”.
The Enugu delegation also thanked President Obasanjo for appointing one of their own, the President’s Chief Economic Adviser, Dr. Osita Ogbu.

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Olusola Okhiria Nee Sodunke(Newport, Newport, UK)says...

This is a great piece of history, which is dear to our hearts as people and very much appreciated.

Many thanks to the people who worked hard in the past and those who are still making efforts to keep the institution.

The labour is obviouly worth it. We are proud of you all.

A lot still to be done, with the motivation of the champions of this course, others will follow as well to maintain the institution

May God continue to keep the edifice for development of future generations to the glory of God and the benefits of our fatherland.

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Joel Efiong(Calabar, Nigeria)says...

This is a great piece. The examination bodies should hire you as ICT consultant.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

ULIMASI means' GOD,THANK YOU' not THANK GOD.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

The name ULIMASI is from the UTUGWANG tribe in OBUDU local government area of CROSS RIVER STATE in Nigeria.

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Okfold(Sobe, Edo, Nigeria)says...

I want the meaning of female owan name Ekeke (Edo state)