Dear Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, President, Federal Republic Of Nigeria.
URGENT ATTENTION REQUIRED: ADDRESSING KEY CONCERNS OF NIGERIAN CITIZENS.
I hope this message finds you well. I am writing to you as a concerned citizen of Nigeria, and I believe that Nigerians, at their core, are not a difficult people to rule. Nigeria, as a nation, is filled with individuals who have great resilience and patience. We understand the challenges that come with governing a diverse nation such as ours, and we acknowledge the efforts that you and your administration have made so far.
Today, however, I bring to your attention the primary concerns that are affecting the lives of the people and eroding their faith in the system.
Nigerians are simply asking for a few fundamental things that greatly impact their daily lives. First and foremost, constant power supply is crucial for the growth and development of our nation. It affects industries, businesses, education, and healthcare. The lack of reliable electricity has hindered progress on various levels, and Nigerians yearn for a solution to this ongoing issue.
Moreover, the soaring prices of foodstuff have become a burden on the average citizen. Basic necessities, such as rice, grains, vegetables, and meats, have become increasingly unaffordable for many Nigerians. Ensuring that food remains accessible and affordable is essential for both the well-being of our citizens and the stability of our society.
Curtailing kidnapping and banditry should be a top priority for any government. The escalating security challenges have created fear and uncertainty among Nigerians. Our people deserve to feel safe and protected in their own communities. It is our hope that your administration will continue to invest in security measures and collaborate with law enforcement agencies to bring an end to this menace.
Lastly, the high exchange rate of the naira to the dollar has had a detrimental effect on our economy and the livelihood of Nigerians. It has brought about inflation, increased cost of imports, and limited our ability to effectively engage in international trade. A more favourable exchange rate would alleviate the financial burden on Nigerians and enhance economic opportunities.
Mr. President, the Nigerian people are not seeking impossibilities. They are simply yearning for a country where their basic needs are met, where they can pursue their dreams, and where they can live a life of dignity and prosperity. By addressing these concerns, you have the potential to foster a united and prosperous Nigeria, where citizens can fully contribute to building a better future.
I humbly request that you give these matters the utmost attention and take the necessary steps to initiate positive change in our great nation. Your leadership and determination in addressing these concerns will undoubtedly leave a lasting legacy and secure the trust of the Nigerian people.
Thank you for your attention to these matters, and I hope that you will take our concerns to heart as you lead our great nation. And, may you be guided by wisdom and compassion in your endeavours to make Nigeria a better place for all.
Sir Divramredje Lawrence Efeturi, KSJI,
Writes from Isoko North, Delta State.