One Million Jobs, Six Other Things Tinubu Promised During Inauguration

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu has made promises after being sworn-in on Monday.
He made the promises in his inaugural speech.
The new president promised to create at least one million jobs for Nigerians, especially the youths. He also revealed that security will be his administration’s top priority.
From his inaugural speech today, her are Six major promises made by the new president.
1. We shall invest more in our security personnel
The new president said his administration would reform Nigeria’s security architecture will be its top priority because neither prosperity nor justice can prevail amidst insecurity and violence.
To effectively tackle this menace, we shall reform both our security doctrine and its architecture.

We shall invest more in our security personnel, and this means more than an increase in number. We shall provide, better training, equipment, pay and firepower.

2. Subsidy is gone forever
In his inaugural speech, Tinubu stated that fuel “subsidy is gone forever”.
We commend the decision of the outgoing administration in phasing out the petrol subsidy regime which has increasingly favoured the rich more than the poor. Subsidy can no longer justify its ever-increasing costs in the wake of drying resources.
We shall instead re-channel the funds into better investment in public infrastructure, education, health care and jobs that will materially improve the lives of millions.
3. We shall create one million jobs in digital economy
The new president said his administration must create meaningful opportunities for youths.
We shall honour our campaign commitment of one million new jobs in the digital economy.
Our government also shall work with the National Assembly to fashion an omnibus Jobs and Prosperity bill.
This bill will give our administration the policy space to embark on labour-intensive infrastructural improvements, encourage light industry and provide improved social services for the poor, elderly and vulnerable.
4. We will promote domestic manufacturing, electricity will become more accessible
On the economy, the president said his government will target a higher GDP growth and to significantly reduce unemployment.
We intend to accomplish this by taking the following steps:
First, budgetary reform stimulating the economy without engendering inflation will be instituted.