APGA Chairman, Ezeokenwa Reflects on Nigeria’s Journey and the Future

Nigeria’s 25 Years of Uninterrupted Democracy: APGA Chairman, Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa Reflects Briefly on the Journey and the Future – By Nduka Anyanwu.

June 12, 2024, marks a significant milestone in Nigeria’s history as the country celebrates 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance. Despite the challenges and harsh economic realities, the nation has made remarkable progress in consolidating its democracy. As the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Barrister Sly is honored to reflect on this journey and share our party’s vision for the future.

The Past: A Journey of Resilience
Nigeria’s democratic journey began on June 12, 1999, with the inauguration of President Olusegun Obasanjo, marking the end of military rule and the beginning of a new era.

Over the years, the country has conducted six successful elections, with power transferring peacefully between governments. This feat is a testament to the resilience and determination of the Nigerian people.

The Present: Challenges and Achievements.
Today, Nigeria faces numerous challenges, including economic hardship, insecurity, and infrastructure deficits. However, we have also made significant progress and still consolidating in areas such as:

  • Economic reforms
  • Infrastructure development
  • Improved healthcare
  • Enhanced international relations
  • Strengthened institutions
  • Increased access to education
  • Growing entrepreneurial spirit
  • Improved agricultural productivity
  • Expanded social safety nets
  • Increased foreign investment
  • Improved transportation networks

APGA’s Commitment to the Future
As we celebrate this milestone, we acknowledge the work ahead. Our party remains committed to:

 Strengthening democratic institutions
 Diversifying the economy
 Addressing poverty and inequality
 Enhancing security and stability
 Empowering youth and women, etc

We will continue to work with all stakeholders to build a brighter future for Nigeria, leveraging our collective strengths and expertise as opined by the National Chairman, Barr Sly Ezeokenwa

Nigeria’s 25 years of uninterrupted democracy are a testament to our collective resilience and determination. As we move forward, APGA is dedicated to partnering with Nigerians to overcome our challenges and realize our collective aspirations. Together, we shall build a prosperous, just, and democratic Nigeria for all.

Long live Nigeria! Long live democracy!” – APGA National Chairman

Note: This brief article is written on behalf of Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa, the APGA National Chairman

Nduka Anyanwu