Buhari & APC’s campaign promises: Appraising 9 pledges 2 years on

Two years ago Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressive Congress government assumed office on the back of promises of change. Are they being met halfway into the president’s tenure?

Nigeria’s 2017 Democracy Day – celebrated every year on 29 May – marked the 2nd anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressive Congress government.

In the run-up to the election, Buhari promised Nigerians change through many policies, programmes and interventions, as contained in his Covenant with   document as well as the APC’s election manifesto.

Have these promises been taking shape or have they been relegated to mere electioneering? We appraise 9 promises made about sectors that affect all Nigerians,