We are not living up to the expectations of Nigerians, the former National Vice Chairman of the APC has admitted

A former National Vice Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APCSalihu Lukman has admitted that the ruling All Progressives Congress has failed to meet the expectations of Nigerians.

Lukman made this claim on Monday while speaking on Channels TV's Sunrise Daily, revealing that Nigerians were unhappy with the President Bola Tinubu-led government.

“It is important to emphasize the point: the critical challenge we face as a nation is to make our democracy work. After 24 years of uninterrupted democracy, we seem stuck in one place. Citizens are not happy with leaders, citizens' expectations are not met, we have been going through a cycle, after the 2011 elections we created excitement by proving that PDP had failed, citizens believed in us as a party when APC came into being and they gave us that confidence for the first time in elections that were not up for discussion. The incumbent president who lost the election conceded defeat before the final comparison was made. Unfortunately, we cannot build on that,” he said.

His comment comes at a time when Nigerians continue to bear the brunt of President Tinubu's recent decision to abolish fuel subsidies.

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The decision resulted in a massive increase in the price of fuel at the pump, which rose from about N189 before the abolition of fuel subsidy to over N600 per litre. The development further worsened the economic situation in Nigeria.

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