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FG pledges reasonable power supply

BAUCHI—PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has promised reasonable power supply in the first quarter of his administration if elected President in 2011.

Jonathan who made the promise when he called on the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu in Bauchi, also pledged that he would revitalise ailing industries to create jobs for the teeming unemployed youths.

He said his administration would evolve commercial agriculture as part of efforts to revitalise the economy, adding that within few months as president, he restored supply of petrol,.

Jonathan said the Federal Government would ensure proper placement and recognition of traditional rulers in the scheme of things as it was currently working on a bill to be presented to the National Assembly in that regard

He said the bill would spell out the role of traditional rulers in the running of the affairs of the country.
The Emir in response decried the lack of roles for traditional rulers in the running of the affairs of the country, noting that it had negatively affected the prestige and status of the traditional rulers.


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