Trust is a powerful, evocative, and multifaceted word. At the level of federal, state, and local governance, 'fiducia' (trust) implies confidence and faith in, and reliance on government, by the people. It is an assurance that what leaders and government officials promise, they will of a certainty deliver. When leaders waiver, or do not deliver on promises and legitimate expectations, trust is broken, and becomes difficult to regain.
The emergence of the Omicron variant of the killer Covid-19 is causing disquiet in the global landscape. Barely a few minutes after the news break of Omicron's three cases in Nigeria, Canada swiftly placed the country on the ban list while every country was undergoing minor panic on the arrival of Omicron.
In the November edition of its Nigeria Development Update, the World Bank noted that the Nigerian government's exchange rate management policies are discouraging investments and fuelling inflation in the country.