Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja introduced that the Peoples Democratic Party had returned from limbo and would reclaim energy in 2019.
Jonathan asserted this in his tackle on the celebration’s a particular nationwide conference.
He mentioned that the celebration’s achievements whereas in energy would rekindle the arrogance of the citizens to vote it again in energy in the 2019 normal elections.
“The celebration is certainly again to reclaim its prime position because the celebration to guide Nigeria to greatness.
“As a human establishment, we can not declare to be excellent and as a political celebration, our accomplishments as much as 2015 are clear for each Nigerian to see,’’ he mentioned.
According to Jonathan, the achievements of the celebration whereas in energy are ample proof to display that PDP is a celebration of imaginative and prescient and accomplishments.
Highlighting achievements of the celebration, he mentioned that elections performed from 2011 by the federal government managed by PDP met globally-accepted commonplace.
“We succeeded in doing that due to the leverage and the autonomy we gave to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“PDP is a celebration that wishes to position Nigeria in a position to compete favourably with different nations,’’ he mentioned.
On the financial system, the previous president mentioned that PDP offered targeted management by means of institutional and sectoral reforms which impacted positively on the nation, particularly in the final 4 years of our tenure.
“We tamed inflation at a single digit, maintained worth stability, and drove the financial system to change into the biggest in Africa.
“We additionally made Nigeria to be the primary overseas direct funding vacation spot in the continent,’’ he mentioned.
According to him, in 2012, PDP ensured that costs of meals remained secure in spite of flood which affected 50 per cent of farmlands alongside the flood plains of river Niger and Benue.
Jonathan mentioned that the nation was capable of regain its goodwill internationally as a result of the PDP pursued programmes and insurance policies that weren’t solely rewarding however have been copied by different nations throughout the globe.
“We can recall that our agricultural transformation agenda remodeled key agricultural worth chains, boosted native manufacturing and created a brand new technology of younger industrial farmers.
“The introduction of digital pockets checked corrupt practices in the distribution of fertilizer and enabled farmers to get fertilizer like all different agro inputs.
“In the identical vein, the YouWin programme empowered a crop of younger Nigerians to enter entrepreneurship and in flip employed others,’’ he mentioned.
Jonathan mentioned that although his administration didn’t block all of the loopholes, it got here up with robust improvements to struggle corruption.
According to him, we launched the Bank Verification Number (BVN) and the Treasury Single Account (TSA) which has helped to cut back corruption.
“Government is run by insurance policies, the inventive considering, brains in the manager council and in the civil servants have been harnessed to get to the place we’re.
“If elected in 2019, PDP will struggle poverty and make sure that meals costs are diminished,’’ he added, and urged Nigerians to companion the celebration to revive good life in the nation. (NAN)