The program started with an uplifting sermon emphasizing on the importance of getting things right and highlighted the notion that it is never too late to strive for correctness. The program then point shifted towards a message directed to the current president of the country, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on behalf of ordinary and voiceless Nigerians. The plea urged him to ensure proper supervision, especially when assigning projects, to guarantee their successful completion. The message served as a reminder that if the people’s votes are significant, their voices should carry equal importance. Given the current challenging circumstances, Nigerians, through the Ordinary President, appealed to the present administration to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past that led to the nation’s current state.
A subsequent update was provided on the Brekete Family Taxi by Sylvester Chudi, the manager of N.V.O, technology infrastructure providers, and Suleiman Abdulrazaq, MD of Brekete Family Taxi. The issues related to ending the contract and settling all outstanding debts were attributed to management shortcomings and misplaced trust in individuals handling crucial roles. After numerous pleas, it was agreed that 2024 would serve as the deadline for resolving all outstanding matters, including debt repayment.
Another distressing case involved Catherine Livinus, who shared her ordeal about her account officer, Moses, diverting 5 million naira to his account. Following advice from a police officer named Abubakar, she withdrew the case to allow for a thorough investigation, only receiving a partial payment of N200,000 after seeking assistance from Brekete Family. The balance remains unpaid.
Anayo recounted his experience with Eco Bank’s Mararaba branch in 2013, where he was deceived into transferring his entire funds to the bank manager, Murrey James Zidon. Anayo received a fake cheque and has not been refunded his complete amount.
FCT taxi drivers lodged a complaint against the joint tax force, led by Shehu and Deborah. They detailed their distressing experiences of being charged exorbitant amounts, over N350,000, to retrieve impounded vehicles. The payments were made without any tangible evidence, causing undue hardships for those legitimately trying to make a living.
The final case highlighted the predicament of Wuse Market traders who received a notice from the Abuja Investment Company, instructing them to vacate their shops within three months, by December 31, 2023. The traders were asked to pay an exorbitant fee of 60 million for each shop. Their concern was the lack of alternatives offered as their shops faced demolition. Consequently, they sought the intervention of the Ordinary President.
The Voice of the VoicelessOrdinary Ahmad Isah