Olalekan Adetayo, Leke Baiyewu, Simon Utebor, Samuel Awoyinfa, Bayo Akinloye and Peter Dada
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by all Nigerians to build a strong economy as a means of sustaining the country’s democracy.
Saraki made the call in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, to commemorate the 2017 Democracy Day celebration.
The Senate President said the real challenge to the sustenance of democracy, which the country had experienced in the last 18 years, was the need for a solid economy that would ensure that the citizens enjoyed a high standard of living and even development across the country.
He urged Nigerians to support the policies of government aimed at ‘involving the private sector in key sectors of the economy, focusing on locally manufactured goods, encouraging small and…