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Jonathan promises to implement conference proposals

21 August 2014, 18:05

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to ensure the implementation of recommendations proposed in the report submitted after the just-ended National Conference.

He made the pledge during the submission of the report in Abuja on Thursday.

“As I receive the report of your painstaking deliberations, let me assure that your work is not going be a waste of time and resources. We shall do all we can to ensure the implementation of your recommendations which have come out of consensus and not by divisions,” he said.

Jonathan appealed to all arms of government and the people of Nigeria to be ready to play the different roles that the volumes of reports required of them.

“It is my hope that with what you have done our country is on the right road to getting the job of nation building done,”.

He said the report of the National Conference which, is coming 100 years after the Amalgamation, promises to be a landmark in the country's history.

“I have always believed that dialogue is a better way of driving change in the community and I am happy that this dialogue has gone very well. With the far-reaching recommendations touching on several areas of our national life, I am convinced that this will be a major turning point for Nigeria.”

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The President congratulated the leaders of the Conference, the team, delegates and all Nigerians who contributed to the successful convocation and conclusion of the Conference.

“I also congratulate the Presidential Advisory Committee which developed the framework for the Conference after travelling around the country. We cannot afford to take for granted the efforts and commitment that the delegates and the leaders put into the Conference to make it a success."

He concluded, “On behalf of all Nigerians, let me thank you most sincerely for your hard work. Your tireless efforts aimed at coming up with recommendations to chart a path of peaceful coexistence, sustainable development, justice and progress as we march into our second centenary shall not be in vain.”

- CAJ News


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