President Jonathan says he will do better if elected again

February 3, 2015 4:30 pm

President Ebele Jonathan says he will do better in his second term if given the
opportunity to rule again. He said this while speaking to traditional
rulers in Kogi ahead of his campaign rally in the state earlier today..

“Whatever we have done in the last four years, we believe that we will
even do more in the next four years. Most governments all over the world
do better in their second tenure. This is because the Presidents are
more stable that time, especially in these two terms arrangement. They
are more stable. They sit down and plan for the country and focus on key
areas.” he said

on Tuesday said that he deserve a second
term in order to allow him consolidate on the achievements he has
recorded during his first term in office.

Speaking with Traditional Rulers in Kogi state before the
presidential Rally in Lokoja, said most governments
worldwide perform better during the second term of their
administrations.

According to the president, public office holders perform better
during their second term because they have enough time to settle down
and plan quickly.

“Whatever we have done in the last four years, we believe that we
will even do more in the next four years. Most governments all over the
world do better in their second tenure.

“This is because the Presidents are more stable that time, especially
in this two terms arrangement. They are more stable. They sit down and
plan for the country and focus on key areas.”

The president told the traditional rulers that his administration
would pay greater attention to the Ajaokuta Steel Company of
and ensure that the steel is included into the nation’s rail system if
he is re-elected.

He promised to continue to work with the state government to develop Kogi State.

Earlier, the national chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, had
assured the traditional rulers of the present administration’s resolve
to restore their constitutional roles.

“Our party leader, President Jonathan, is leading the crusade to
bring you back into the constitution,” he told the traditional rulers.

In his speevh, Governor Idris Wada said traditional rulers in the
state had always been supportive of the present administration’s
transformation agenda.

He expressed the belief that they would do more as the elections draw nearer.

The Attah Igala, Idakwo Michael Oboni II, who spoke on behalf of the
traditional rulers asked Jonathan to go ahead with his administration’s
laudable projects.

He promised the President that the people of the state, being his second home, would continue to support him.

President
Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said most governments worldwide perform
better during the second term of their administrations.
He said
his administration’s case would not be an exception as he was set to do
more in the next four years, if re-elected, than what he has achieved in
the last four years.
Jonathan
spoke during a meeting he had with members of the Kogi State Council of
Chiefs at the Chari Maigumeri Barracks, Lokoja, Kogi State.
The President was in the state in continuation of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential campaign rally.
He said
public office holders perform better during their second term because
they have enough time to settle down and plan for national development.
He said, “Whatever we have done in the last four years, we believe that we will even do more in the next four years.
“Most governments all over the world do better in their second tenure.
“This is because the Presidents are more stable that time, especially in this two terms arrangement.
“They are more stable. They sit down and plan for the country and focus on key areas.”
Jonathan
promised that if re-elected, his administration would give more
attention to the Ajaokuta Steel Company of Nigeria and ensure that the
steel is included into the nation’s rail system.
He added
that in the face of reducing crude oil price, his administration would
also continue to give more attention to the development of solid
minerals and agriculture among others.
He promised to continue to work with the state government to develop Kogi State.
Earlier,
the National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, had assured the
traditional rulers of the present administration’s resolve to restore
their constitutional roles.
He said
the PDP as a party could not understand why traditional rulers who he
described as the custodians of culture and tradition are still being
denied of connotations roles.
“Our party
leader, President Jonathan, is leading the crusade to bring you back
into the constitution,” he told the traditional rulers.
Muazu
added that since the traditional rulers’ support in 2011 led to their
success, they decided to visit them again for their royal blessings.
Governor
Idris Wada of Kogi State said traditional rulers in the state had always
been supportive of the present administration’s transformation agenda.
He expressed the belief that they would do more as the elections draw nearer.
The Attah
Igala, Idakwo Michael Oboni II, who spoke on behalf of the traditional
rulers, asked Jonathan to go ahead with his administration’s laudable
projects.
He promised the President that the people of the state, being his second home, would continue to support him.
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