An all women pro-democracy organization, Women for Change Initiatives (WCI) has said Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola have not disappointed President Mohammadu Buhari in his mandate to develop the country’s infrastructure.
The Women Group stated that it is an indisputable fact that, infrastructure development is uppermost in the heart of President, “Fashola deserves to be supported and needs assistance to succeed.
Speaking at its get-together in Lagos, Barrister Eyitope Success-Adekunle, who is the leader of the group said, in addition to supports, the Honourable Minister also deserves commendation for job well done so far, expressing satisfaction that he has not disappointed Mr President that entrusted the infrastructure development ministries into his care as well as the people he was appointed to serve.
The woman leader said, the portfolios Fashola is handling, especially road infrastructure is needed for to drive economy, expressing happiness that, “he has not been found wanting in that regards a situation that make us feel very proud of him.”
The elated woman lawyer cum activist said it was not then a surprise that the workaholic Minister has been passing Integrity Test Awards of an organization-the Campaign for Dignity in Governance (CDG), under the leadership of a renowned public commentator and political analyst, Comrade Razaq Olokoba.
According to her, reports have it that the CDG said it has subjected Fashola’s performance to integrity test over the years since he was the Governor of Lagos State and he has been scoring pass mark, disclosing that, “the people are comfortable with the performance of the 58 year old performer.
Success-Adekunle further asserted that, it is crystal clear that, infrastructure development drives economy in any society, any community and in any nation of the world, admitting that, Fashola’s performance to ensure that is manifest in the construction of good road network across the country.
The group leader therefore thanked God for President Muhammadu Buhahi who chose a goal getter like Fashola to handle two vital ministries under his administration, admonishing however that, the minister should not rest on his oars in his onerous task of taking the infrastructure development to the next level of global standard in the country.