Tinubu: How can you talk about the economy when you have kidnappers, bandits, Boko Haram, IPOB, and all these bad people making life difficult – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, who previously held the position of Nigeria’s head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later served as an elected president between 1999 and 2007, has highlighted that the cornerstone of any economy lies in the productivity of its populace and resources....READ FULL ARTICLE

He lamented that, despite this fact being widely acknowledged, there has been a dearth of productivity, leading to the current economic crisis.

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The former president further stated that while Nigeria produces approximately 1.7 million barrels per day, almost an equal quantity is being stolen daily. In comparison, other countries producing up to 5 million barrels are able to account for their output.

According to The Nation, Obasanjo said, “How can you talk about the economy when you have kidnappers, bandits, Boko Haram, IPOB, and all these bad people making life difficult for farmers and schoolchildren?”

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“Don’t say northern Nigeria failed when you produce somebody who does not know what to do. We should be blaming those people.”…READ FULL ARTICLE

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