2024 budget: Coalition march in solidarity with Tinubu, Akpabio

Hundreds of members under the aegis of the Civil Society Groups for Good Governance Friday in Abuja held a solidarity rally in support of President Bola Tinubu and the President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

Convener of the group, Chief Ogakwu Dominic, who addressed the media at the National Assembly, venue of the march, said the solidarity rally was to drum support for the president and Senator Akpabio.

He said the 10th Senate under the leadership of Senator Godswill Akpabio has done excellently well saying the Senate President has in the last five months demonstrated a high level of intelligence and sagacity in terms of leadership.

“We are here to drum support for the 10th National Assembly and particularly the Senate under the dynamic leadership of His Excellency, the uncommon transformer, Senator Godswill Akpabio for his tacit support to the government of our President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his Renewed Hope Agenda.

“We believe that with the collaboration between the President and Senator Akpabio and the entire Senate, Nigeria is again on the path of greatness. This coalition is grateful to the Senate and the House of Representatives for promising to pass the budget expeditiously and we urge our distinguished lawmakers to keep to their words”, the convener stated.

Continuing, Chief Ogakwu urged the government to give priority attention to the plight of people living with disabilities (PLWDs).

“We are here with PLWDs and we are appealing to the government to use the social intervention funds and take care of the vulnerable,” he said.

Also addressing the rally, Comrade Solomon Adodo, the President of the National Youth Council said Nigerians have had their hopes dashed in the years past and that was why President Tinubu came up with the Renewed Hope Agenda to restore hope and give every Nigerian a sense of belonging.

He said, “We are here today to say that we are delighted that the Senate President and 10th National Assembly has queued behind the government of President Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu. We are convinced that this collaboration will bring smiles once again to the faces of Nigerians”.

More other stakeholders spoke during that rally.

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