Yerima Aliyu Giade
By Ahmed Ahmed, Bauchi
North East leaders have called for a new leadership in Nigeria that will ensure inclusiveness and transparency in government.
They made the appeal at the formal launch of The Nigeria Agenda (TNA) in Bauchi, Bauchi State.
An elder statesman, Yerima Aliyu Giade, who addressed stakeholders, advocated for leaders with exceptional character and skills ro drive Nigeria’s development.
“We want continuity and a person with a good agenda; so the project is timely. We want an agenda with an actor who is serious,” he said.
Giade, who supported The Nigeria Agenda mission, added that the programme would translate well in the choice of leadership.
On her part, Mrs Naomi Joel, North East, Gombe State’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Zonal Coordinator, Patriotic Coalition, said that the Nigeria Agenda was a project that all Nigerians would benefit from.
She said that TNA would create awareness among Nigerians on the choice of credible and accountable leadership.
“The awareness would bridge the distance that exists between leaders in government and citizens in the country,” she said.
Also, the former Commissioner for Information, Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmad Sajoh, the converner, reiterated that Nigeria leaders could address insecurity challenges facing the country.