Abdulrazak Namdaz, the Chairman of the Committee on Media and Public Affairs in the House of Representatives, has urged Nigerians to bear with President Muhammadu Buhari in his efforts to transform the country.
The lawmaker made the call at a forum with journalists in Yola.
Namdaz, who is representing Mayo-Belwa/Ganye/Toungo/Jada Federal Constituency in Adamawa, said the current hardship being experienced was a global problem and not peculiar to Nigeria alone.
“We need to bear with President Buhari as he is trying to put things in shape, we must realise that he is not a magician to change things overnight.
“We should be patient and accord government at all levels the needed support and cooperation to face the numerous challenges at hand,’’ he said.
Namdaz said this year’s budget would bring some changes in the lives of Nigerians, adding that about N46.9 billion had been earmarked for capital projects in the North out of which N5.9 billion projects were for Adamawa.
He explained that projects billed for his constituency in this year’s budget included the completion of Mayo-Belwa power substation by Transmission Company of Nigeria, repair of Mayo-Belwa-Zing road and rehabilitation of Federal Government College, Ganye.
The lawmaker also said that there would constituency projects to be executed worth N197 million.
“I will also continue with my youth empowerment programmes for people in my constituency.
“I want to use this opportunity to urge the people of Adamawa to come out emmase to support our (APC) candidates in the coming local government election in the state, ” Namdaz said. (NAN)