Although Nigerians have expressed dismay over the current administration, President Buhari’s broken campaign promise, the current fuel crisis and the economic situation plaguing the country, his approval ratings as at April seems to have improved to 31.7 percent from 31.2 percent recorded in March.
The survey which was conducted by Governance Advancement Initiative for Nigeria, GAIN, says while respondents gave slightly higher positive remarks on economy and jobs, 71 per cent of respondents wanted the government to provide investments in the agricultural sector.
About 55 per cent were in support of President Buhari’s trips to other countries, which the government says is meant to attract investments.
This positive approval rating is the first the poll has recorded since January as respondents had earlier blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan for the country’s poor economy, while in March, majority blamed the incumbent President for not turning the economic situation around.
“April has been an eventful month. Although the fuel scarcity problem has started to ease, the power sector continues to struggle, largely due to the vandalism of pipelines,” said GAIN, jointly coordinated by Malcolm Fabiyi, a former visiting professor at the Lagos Business School, and Adeleke Otunuga, a management consultant.
Also, Lai Mohammed was rated the
Top performing Minister for the month of April, toppling Audu Ogbeh the Minister for Agriculture who was on the spitting March.