Former minister of youth and sports development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has warned President Bola Tinubu that his promise for revived hope may turn out to be “renewed hopelessness”.
In recent months, many Nigerians have been lamenting the situation of things in the country.
Citizens are currently enduring the impact occasioned by the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, which costs N617 per litre in many parts of the country.
Speaking in an interview with Legit.ng, Dalung, who served during former President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term in office, chided the incumbent president.
“The president has promised renewed hope, but his take-off policies are driving the country to renewed hopelessness.
“My rating of the current administration is below expectation because looking at the president and his antecedent as a governor of Lagos state, I was thinking that by now, he should have hit the ground running and of course, the impact of his leadership would have been felt. But as it is, the situation is lamentable and even worse than any other administration since 1999, because four months into the administration, the people are completely facing very harsh and intolerable living conditions. and, this has actually painted the negative perception of the government vis-à-vis its promises.”
Furthermore, Dalung posited that Tinubu “started on a very wrong footing” with “the introduction of inhumane and harsh economic policies”, which he said, from the onset, “plunged the economy of Nigeria into pandemonium”.
The former House of Representatives hopeful stated that Nigerians are “swimming in that confusion” to date……CONTINUE.FULL.READING>>>