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The All Progressives Congress National Stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated all Muslim faithful across the country and the world on the occasion of the celebration of Eid ul-Adha, urging Nigerians to be ready to make sacrifice for the development of the country in the spirit of the festival.

These critical issues formed discussions at the just-concluded 67th General Assembly and 2018 International Press Institute World Congress held in Abuja for the very first time in the history of Nigeria and attended by some 330 participants and 65 speakers from 37 countries.

Recently, Bill Gates looked at Nigeria’s development plan and passed a vote of no confidence in its ability to lift the country out of poverty and ensure economic prosperity for the vast majority of Nigerians. In his address to the expanded National Economic Council, the former world’s richest man pointed out critical areas in need of improvement in Nigeria’s development plan. He said: “The Nigerian government’s economic recovery and growth plan identify investing in our people as one of three strategic objectives. But the execution priorities don’t fully reflect people’s needs, prioritising physical capital over human capital. People without roads, ports, and factories can’t flourish. And roads, ports and factories without skilled workers to build and manage them can’t sustain an economy.”

Addressing traders at Slaughter Market, Refinery Road, Ekpan, the governor observed that developmental projects, especially the ongoing removal of illegal structures, will certainly cause some pains to people but noted that such pains were temporal