Lagos Lawmaker, Mr Setonji David, has said Nigerians are waiting for the newly appointed federal ministers to fulfil the campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Chairman, Setonji, Lagos State House of Assembly ad hoc Committee on Public Works Corporation (LSPWC), made this statement on Wednesday, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Eye9ja understands that President Buhari was commended by the lawmaker for inaugurating his cabinet within a short period after he was appointed President for a second term, said some of the ministers had records of performance at the various offices held before.
He said “Some of these ministers have track records of performance, for instance, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, former Gov. Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing and Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of Health (State).
“These and many others have performed credibly well before and they are going to do a good job
“But Nigerians are waiting, they trust their president and they are expecting succour from many of the challenges facing the country,” he said.
Setonji, who is representing Badagry Constituency 1, revealed confidence that the second tenure of Buhari would bring the solution to many of the challenges the country is facing
In consideration that efforts to restore any country is not an easy task, the lawmaker said that the president’s second term would re-establish the county’s lost glory.
The lawmaker said that he believed in the discretion of the president in assigning portfolios to each minister.
“l believe that whatever must have informed his decision to assign those portfolios honestly would have been in the best interest of this country.
“It is a good omen and a positive development that the president constituted his cabinet early,” this was his word
He encouraged Nigerians to be patient and give the new federal executive time to be effective.