As President Muhammadu Buhari enters the final week before he clocks 100 days in office, the former special assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has enumerated some of the achievements which he claims to have been made by Jonathan in the first 100 days of that administration.
See the achievements below:
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1. Nigeria’s oil industry expanded by 20% and we reclaimed our position as Africa’s
largest oil exporter which we’d hitherto
ost to Angola.
2. Recognized by OPEC in July as the
2nd largest oil exporter 2nd only to Saudi
Arabia. It is the first time Nigeria has
recorded such a feat.
3. Inflation rate has been reducing as the
administration enforces tighter fiscal
4. In June the Consumer Price Index
showed an inflation rate of 10.2% which
dropped to 9.4% in July being the lowest
rate in the last 4 years.
5. Foreign Reserves rises by 10% to $35
billion. 6. Nigeria’s GDP growth rate month overmonth has continued to grow from 6.7%
in May to 6.9% in July of 2011.
7. Nigeria declared top three investment
destinations in Africa (number 2) by the
independent Africa Business Panel in
8. Nigeria now generates power at her highest level ever (4000mw) which is still
far from enough but which will improve
9. Nigerian Railway Corporation
commenced Mass Transit Services in 5 of
6 geo-political zones. Last zone will come
on stream by year’s end.
10. With establishment of the NSIA,
President facilitates direct investments
into infrastructure with priority areas being Power and Roads.
11. The Federal Government also
awarded contracts for various road
projects across the country whose impact
will soon be felt nationwide.
12. Launch of NigeriaSat-2 and
NigeriaSat-X Satellites to expand
Internet Bandwidth and provide early
warning to prevent natural disasters.
13. President introduced the policy of
engaging the Private Sector on kerosine
pricing and price reduced between May
and September, 2011.
14. Recognizing the sacrifices of youth
corps members, President approved
upward review of allowances from 9,700
to 19,800 Naira.
15. Implementation of Minimum Wage
Increase for Nigerian Workers to 18,900
Naira monthly. 16. 35% Slot For Women in the cabinet.
17. Deepening Security and expanding
Peace in the Niger Delta.
18. Reduced kidnapping in South East
with implementation of President’s order
establishing the 14 Brigade of the army in Ohafia, Abia state.
19. Maritime Safety has been ensured
and stabilized in the last 100 days.
20. A stellar cabinet comprising former
MDs of the World Bank & Goldman
Sachs, Chairperson Accenture and
21. The National Automobile Council
established an Automotive Development
Fund to resuscitate the automobile
industry and generate jobs.
22. Approval for genuine foreign
investors to obtain visas at the point of entry to facilitate FDI investments.
23. Model Skills Training Centers in
Abuja- collaboration between Industrial
Training Fund & the Institute for Technical Education, Singapore.
24. Establishment of the Nigerian Vehiclee Credit Purchase scheme.