IPAC declares support to policies, programmes of Tinubu’s administration

Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), on Tuesday in Abuja declared support to the policies and programmes of President Tinubu’s administration.

The National Chairman of IPAC, Mr Yabaji Sani, made this known while briefing newsmen when he led a delegation of members of the council on a courtesy visit to the Vice President, Kashim Shettima, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He said the removal of fuel subsidy and the issue of foreign exchange rate are hard decisions that were necessary.

According to him, the government realised N1.9 trillion in July from the removal of fuel subsidy.

“Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), being the umbrella body of all political parties, finds it necessary and important to visit the Vice President so that we can assure the government that we are on the same page.

“Like you all know, we are going through some difficult times. In everything you do, the beginning is always difficult. So we came here to show solidarity with government.

“We also want to tell Nigerians and the whole world that as political parties we are together as far as deepening democracy is concerned, snd as far as ensuring that we have stability, progress and we have a government that will perform for all of us.”

He said that Nigerians are looking for succour, adding that political parties represent the people.

“We believe coming here is a further assurance to the people of this country that politically we are united in spite of whatever must be happening. this is part of democracy.

“Democracy is a journey not a destination. We are building on the strength of democracy which we believe is the pride of black race. We should be able to demonstrate that democracy is the best form of government and that is why we are here.”

He described President Bola Tinubu as a democrat, who personifies democracy, adding that both Tinubu and Shettima have gone through the meals politically and they cannot but build on what the country had achieved so far.

According to him, Vice President Shettima promised IPAC that they are going to have regular meetings with him with a view to deepening democracy in the country.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria