African leaders usher in 2018 with ambitious promises
London, Jan. 1, 2018 (AltAfrika)-As people celebrated the new year with prayers, parties and fireworks, many African leaders took to social media to wish their people well in the new year and unfolded their plans for the year ahead.
Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta reminded the citizens of the achievements of his government in his first term of office and committed to do even more in his next term starting with 2018.
For Uganda, President Museveni’s message was about apreciating to the age limit amendment legislators and conducting a lesson in ideology for all opposed to his government’s policies.
Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged the fuel scarcity crisis that rocked his country, and then went on to explain that his government is focusing on addressing the ‘huge infrastructural deficit’.
I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.
Burkina Faso’s Roch Kabore used the new year address to announce major projects the government will be embarking on including a reform of the renumeration system for civil servants.
J’annonce que dès le mois de février, le Gouvernement engagera une réforme du système des rémunérations, en concertation avec les partenaires sociaux et les autres composantes de la Nation pour donner naissance à une fonction publique moderne et dynamique.#Message31dec