A former CBN deputy governor and presidential aspirant, Kingsley
Moghalu, has reacted to President Muhamamdu Buhari’s announcement that
he would seek a second term in office, saying he doesn’t know what he’s
looking for, considering that the President has a record of increasing
poverty and insecurity in Nigeria.
said he is offering Nigerians a competent and effective leadership
different from what Buhari has given Nigerians, adding that in contrast
to Buhari’s record, he has a vision of “something new, bold and
different” for the country.
He said; “President Muhammadu Buhari
has every right to seek a second term in office if his political party
nominates him. It will be up to Nigerians to judge his performance track
record so far.
“In contrast with that record of increasing
poverty and insecurity in our country I offer my vision of something
new, bold and different. I offer a new kind of competent, inclusive and
effective leadership that will truly usher Nigeria into the 21st century
and build a better future for our children and youth.”
if elected president of Nigeria in 2019, he will lead a government that
will unite Nigeria and build a “stable and secure nation, reverse
extreme poverty and high unemployment with effective economic
management, and restore Nigeria’s standing in the world.
government will establish a productive innovation-led economy that
reduces dependence on oil revenues, establish a public-private venture
capital fund with a minimum capital of N500 billion (with private sector
co-investment to fund could attain a size of N1 trillion) to create
jobs by investing in new businesses by unemployed youth, reform the
Nigerian police force by recruiting, training and equipping a minimum of
1.5 million persons with improved remuneration to create safe and
“My government will empower women with a
50:50 gender parity policy in political appointments, and initiate a
constitutional restructuring of Nigeria to restore true federalism for
stability and prosperity.”