Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Friday, pleaded with Nigerians to give the government of President Muhammadu Buhari more time to deliver on his promise of change while campaigning during the 2015 general election.
The minister who spoke during a meeting in Ilorin, Kwara State, stated that the administration has less than 60 per cent of the revenue that was available to other governments before Buhari.
President Buhari had asked all cabinet members to return to their states to interact with the people over the #EndSARS protests across the country.
Mohammed revealed that the government initiated the N75bn fund for the youth in order to provide opportunities for the youths.
Others present at the meeting include Kwara state Governor, Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman; Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Yakubu Danladi; the Emir of Ilorin, Sulu Gambari; other traditional rulers, traders, youths and representatives of the academic community.
Mohammed also stated that the government is still trying to recover form the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
He also said that the government is dedicated to serving the people and we will continue to try our best to do so.
Both the Emir of Ilorin, Gambari and the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin, Moyosore Ajao, while peaking at the meeting called on the FG to speedily resolve the lingering crisis between ASUU and the government.