President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the solutions to the various challenges facing Nigeria must be fast tracked by his administration in order to get the economy up and running again.
He spoke at the 2016 Annual National Management Conference organized by the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in Abuja with the theme: “Building a new Nigeria: Strategic Options and Policy Imperative.”
The President, who was represented at the event by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, stated that his administration would continue to offer great leadership built on good governance.
He assured Nigerians that the Federal Government had not relented in its resolve to ensure it provides dividends of democracy to them by providing security, fighting corruption, employment generation and diversification of the economy.
He said: “The Nigerian project is faced with several challenges on every facet of the society and the solutions to these challenges must be fast tracked if we must get the economy up and running again. I urge the Institute to sustain its current efforts in ensuring professionalism and good ethical conduct among its members and Nigerians in general.
“Since the inception of this administration, the federal government has not relented in its resolve to ensure that it delivers the dividends of democracy to the teeming populace through good governance especially in the areas of providing security, fighting corruption, employment generation and diversification of the economy.
He urged Nigerians to eradicate all forms of corrupt practices from their minds in order to reposition the country on the path of greatness.
Buhari said his administration would continue to fight corruption and associated social vices at all levels until they are eliminated from our body polity.