A former Head of State, Abdulsalam Abubakar, has called on the Tinubu-led administration to act fast because Nigerians are hungry to see quick changes.
He made this statement when the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, visited him on Sunday.
Idris also extended the visit to General Ibrahim Babangida.
The minister appreciated the duo for their fatherly role over the years.
He intimated the elderstatesman of President Tinubu’s plan to turn the country around.
Abdulsalam rejoiced President Tinubu’s administration for clocking 100 days in office and the Hon. Minister on his appointment.
“The information portfolio is a tough job, having to market the image of government at a difficult time,” the former Head of State said.
“The government faced a very difficult situation and inherited many challenges with the economy, fuel subsidies, and security.
“Nigerians, as a people want changes to happen quickly. So, my message to them is they should join hands with the government to overcome these challenges.”
The Minister, responding to questions from the media, added, “President Tinubu is always talking about using our diversity for prosperity, and that is the message the elder statesmen also echoed here.
“Nigeria is a very diverse country, and we should use that diversity positively for the progress and development of our dear nation.”