Tinubu is being accused by Pogu, Okwu, and Shettima

The Supreme Court has finally put an end to the legal fireworks that have surrounded President Bola Tinubu’s win in the presidential election on February 25, 2023.

Remember that on Thursday, October 26, the Supreme Court upheld President Tinubu’s victory in the February 25 presidential election, which had been challenged by Peoples Democratic Party candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Labour Party candidate Mr. Peter Obi all the way to the highest court in the land.

With the Supreme Court’s ruling in hand, President Tinubu can finally focus on running the country. It is also assumed that he will be free of interruptions, giving him no excuse not to play.

Tinubu and his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, their supporters, and indeed all Nigerians, have been waiting with bated breath to hear the outcome of the legal suits challenging his victory since he was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

The slow rate at which the administration has addressed the many socio-economic, political, and security challenges has been blamed on the development by many APC supporters and some political observers.

Many Nigerians hoped that Tinubu’s administration would be a radical break from the previous one under Muhammdu Buhari, which was marked by widespread violence, economic misery, and sectarian strife.

However, the promised results have not materialized. The inflation rate in Nigeria has reached a scary level, and the cost of basic necessities like food has risen beyond the means of the average citizen.

After winning his electoral appeal at the Supreme Court, President Tinubu is under pressure to do something about Nigeria’s myriad problems, many of which have made life hell for ordinary Nigerians.

Dr. Pogu Bitrus, president of the Middle Belt Forum (MBF), told TWISCOLOADED  that the President should do everything possible to stabilize the naira, given that he began working on the economy through the removal of fuel subsidy and has been fighting over how to address the problem of Nigeria since then.

“I think he now needs to come strongly and ensure that he stabilises the naira, and cease these palliatives and sharing of money.

Instead of handing out cash, “if today he says, we will have at least three conversion centers in each state capital for a start to convert petrol engines to be able to use the LPG,” that would have an immediate, beneficial effect. In less than a month or two, thousands of vehicles will be converted to use the LPG if he initiates that and subsidizes the conversion (cost of the tanks and the kicking).

“The effect will be so amazing that people will begin to conclude that this man is serious and that withdrawing the subsidies was a wise move. That’s an economic one,” he remarked.

Concerning the matter of security, he suggested the President may also contact all the service chiefs and put them on notice, stating something along the lines of, “Look I am giving you one month or so, for all the bandits’ hideouts to be wiped out.” To ensure that all IDPs can return to their homes of origin by January, it is up to the bandits themselves to remain in hiding if they so choose.

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If he accomplishes that, I guarantee you that the people of Nigeria will start to celebrate him as their true leader.

Dr. Pogu remarked that President Buhari should go back over his actions and answer the allegations of nepotism that have been made against him.

To clarify, while I am Middle Belt myself, the Yoruba man is not my enemy because he has no intention of settling in my region. He is not going to ask anybody from Togo or Lome to come and take over the Middle Belt’s territory.

The Fulani have always been our biggest problem. We have nothing against the Fulani, but it is unacceptable that they have brought their brothers from outside the country and are using deception to take over our territories. Therefore, our ancestral land holds a great deal of significance for us, and I think this is true throughout the country.

Let the President handle the matter of returning the IDPs to their original homes and ordering the troops to quickly root out the troublemakers. The entire nation will thank him for that, I can guarantee you.

The revenue-generating sector includes various sub-sectors, such as Customs and the NNPCL. People from one part of the country have gained control of the NNPCL. Starting with the Group Managing Director and working your way down to the lowest level, you will find that the same people hold every position in the company. Have him have a look at it.

We are losing so much money in that industry that he will need to perform extensive research on the area, but he must do so from a Nigerian perspective. We can’t start fixing the damage done by Buhari’s eight years in power unless he takes this seriously.

The NNPCL and the Central Bank of Nigeria are two places he should investigate thoroughly. Obviously, with Godwin Emefiele’s arrest, he now has access to sufficient information to lead him in addressing the CBN problem and the pilferages related with those departments. These, I believe, will solve our economic problems, and the military and security issues will solve the rest, setting this country up for takeoff.

“We are extremely indebted; we don’t expect miracles to happen fast. If he starts doing something, however, Nigerians would eventually conclude that God is to thank and that he is on the right path.

We need leaders like Nyesom Wike, who God has blessed with the position of Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Keep in mind that ever since Nasir El Rufai left, the FCT has been inactive; Wike is the one responsible for giving the appearance of an FCT. In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling and the fact that we have someone as energetic as him, he urged the President to back him up so that things could be done properly.

He suggested that the President give infrastructure funding some serious thought.

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Pogu is also certain that the President must make Nigeria’s restructuring a top priority if he is serious about fixing the country’s many ills.

For President Tinubu to have the guts to tackle the subject of restructuring head-on is something we strongly support. The 2014 National Conference report, which attempted to address many of Nigeria’s problems, was swept away as games were played for sectional reasons.

If he has the courage to fix America’s issues, he will be remembered as the guy who did it.

Former All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) National Chairman Maxi Okwu agrees that the economy is in shambles and bleeding badly, calling for immediate action.

“The economy is in such a state that if care is not taken, we will go comatose,” he said.

He urges President Tinubu to take swift action on the problem of national unity.

There is disagreement in the land,” Okwu told TWISCOLOADED. Many individuals are unhappy. Tinubu used to be a progressive when we were all members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO). The 2014 National Confab shouldn’t be interrupted because of him. Let Nigeria be reorganized, otherwise, we shall undoubtedly have a date with doom.

We need to take a hard look at the national dilemma right away. The country is divided, and its citizens are unhappy. The problem must be fixed because only by reviving national pride can we begin to repair the damage done by Buhari’s administration.

The long-term projection, he argued, must be founded on national cohesion and the willingness of the citizens to work for their country in constructing a nation, and he suggested that the President take on the economy to at least stop the fall in the short-term.

If we can’t figure out how to live together as a nation, “that has to be done by confab,” he argued.

Alhaji Yerima Shettima, head of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has two urgent concerns that he believes Tinubu should address right away.

To begin, I have no doubt in my mind that he knows that modern society has rendered humans defenseless. People are so poor that they no longer have any security in knowing they will have food the following day. Therefore, that needs to be dealt with right away.

He can’t just talk about helping the poor and suffering, he has to come up with real solutions. That is really crucial because without that, Nigeria cannot tackle the security challenge. I have no doubt that he is aware that people are suffering.

People have voted for him and made sacrifices in the hopes that he can lead them out of the poverty and despair they experienced during the previous regime.

Our nation is more divided now than it was in 2015, thus his second priority should be to implement policies that bring us together. As the father of the nation, he is responsible for bringing people of all political stripes, ethnic backgrounds, and religious persuasions together. Those are the essential topics I want him to look into as quickly as possible and find solutions to them,” he stated in an interview with TWISCOLOADED.

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He also thinks President Tinubu should do more to dispel rumors of nepotism in the administration, which he claims is evident in some high-profile appointments.

He expressed his satisfaction with the fact that cabinet selections were not the only ones still up in the air. If he wants to dispel the notion that he is only an advocate for his own ethnic group, he should do the right thing and nominate people from different backgrounds to the remaining critical positions.

I don’t think he’ll have an easy time of it if he sticks to one course of action, therefore I recommend that he rearrange the appointments so that everyone feels included.

Rather than appointing people just on the basis of balance or federal character, he should be looking for the brightest minds to represent all parts of the country.

There are world-class thinkers in every corner of the country, and it’s important to bring them on board so that it doesn’t appear that all the smart people live in Lagos. This will unite the country’s population and propel it forward. Anything other than an improvement over the previous government would be disastrous for Nigeria; may God forbid that this should happen.

According to Hon. Shehu Yusuf, a former member of the Katsina State House of Assembly, President Tinubu now has the duty to use all available methods to engage the opposition and guarantee Nigeria’s unity and progress.

He argued that this was crucial because, despite their differences in ideology, there are talented individuals among the opposition who might advise and cooperate with the President.

“I am also appealing to the opposition, urging them to strive to give counsel for the development of everybody if they are legitimately approached to advise or participate in the project Nigeria.

Politics is a numbers game, and only one person can come out on top. Nigeria needs unity, economic progress, peace, and stability now that the court battle is finished and Tinubu’s four-year reign is set to begin.

The opposition put up a valiant fight, but in the end, the Nigerian people spoke, and the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged victorious. They went through the proper legal channels, and the Supreme Court has now validated Tinubu’s election. All of them have our best wishes. ‘They should band together and bring stability to Nigeria because they are all well-meaning Nigerians,’ he told TWISCOLOADED.

When asked about the nepotism in Tinubu’s administration, he said the president should work to include everyone in Nigeria’s progress.

“If you look at the appointment the present government has made so far, it has favoured the South West, and it has not considered the South East well.

Despite the lack of fairness, I recommend that the administration and the opposition cooperate now that the legal proceedings have concluded. If the Igbo are approached, he says, they should cooperate wholeheartedly and work to resolve their issues so that Nigeria can move forward.

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