- Kingsley Moghalu is a breath of fresh air in Nigeria's polluted political space
- The Anambra-born banker turned politician is challenging the status quo with his aspiration to lead Nigeria in 2019
- According to him, Nigeria politicians have deliberately put the country on its knees for their own benefit.
Global economy management magnate and former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, has addressed critical issues of national concern and importance.
An erudite scholar and consummate technocrat, Moghalu expressed deep concern on the devastated state of the Nigerian economy, and the excruciating pains being experienced by poor Nigerians, who he noted are defenselessly made to bear the brunt of the current hard times.
The Anambra-born banker turned politician who is gearing up to contest for the 2019 presidential election made the comments while appearing on a political programme on Channels TV.
He said his mission to Nigeria's presidential abode is to patriotically deploy his huge global management experience to serve he country and utilise that globally oceanic contacts of his to attract economic development and social tranquility for all Nigerians irrespective of class, education, ethnicity, gender and religion.
He chided career politicians in Nigeria, accusing them of deliberately putting the country on its knees for their own benefit.
His words: “These politician who go in and out of alliances. They care nothing about the ordinary Nigerians, it is time for a radical change of the political leadership of Nigeria, a movement of the people.
“Nigerian citizens have been held down in a certain type of vice grip by career politicians whose only interest is their vested interests.
“They are there for the money, they are there for power and if you want to be charitable, some of them may say they are there for the sake of their ethnic groups and when you put all these together, it equals poverty, that is why Nigeria today is the poverty capital of the world. Nigeria needs a different type of leadership.”
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