'Constituency project is corruption'- Obasanjo slams Nigerian lawmakers

'Constituency project is corruption'- Obasanjo slams Nigerian lawmakers

- Olusegun Obasanjo, former president has accused the lawmakers of corruption

- Obasanjo said constituency projects that the lawmakers have just embanked upon is questionable

- He however said the only thing that can bring Nigeria out of recession is agriculture

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president has remarked on the constituency projects being embarked upon by lawmakers while saying it is ''corruption''.

Reports have it that Obasanjo made this known at the opening of a two-day investment forum organised by the Niger state government in Minna on Monday, August 14.

According to him, ''You and I know what constituency projects mean. It is simply corruption.

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''The Sultan talked about roads, I hope our lawmakers will use their position and act positively so that when they put in road projects in the budget they will not turn it into what they now term as constituency projects''.

Legit.ng gathered that Obasanjo however suggested that the federal and state governments should embark on massive rural and urban road construction.

He said that will enable the movement of agricultural products from the farms to the markets easier.

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He said: ''If there is anything that will take us out of recession, it is agriculture; that is the only renewable business we can do to give us all the job creation, wealth creation that we need''.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Obasanjo declared that unless Nigerian youths come out to contest elective positions, old generation politicians would not quit the stage for them.

Watch this Legit.ng TV Video of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo explaining why Nigeria needs to be treated like love:

Source: Legit.ng

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