- A renowned Nigerian economist, Bismark Rewane, says the damage repaired by the current administration was caused by the regime
- Buhari promises to make Nigeria among safest investment destinations in the world
A renowned Nigerian economist, Bismark Rewane, has said the economic policy of the Buhari administration has repaired the damage done to the economy.
Rewane, however noted that the damage repaired by the administration was caused by the current regime.
The Cable reports that the economist made the statement when speaking with Financial Times of London. He was said to have used a football analogy to describe Buhari taking credit for the economic situation.
“He scored an own goal, equalised and then took credit for a draw,” he said.
The current administration has often listed Nigeria’s exit from its worst recession since 1987 as a key achievement.
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Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to make Nigeria among the most safest and attractive investment destinations in the world. Buhari made the pledge on Saturday, February 24, in a message at the opening of the 39th Kaduna International Trade Fair, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The president, who was represented by the minister of trade and investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, said the administration is prioritising the industrial sector by focusing on rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure.
Buhari disclosed that the government would sign the Continental Africa Free Trade Area Agreement in March, as part of efforts to prioritize trade as a significant instrument for reform in the country.
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