Bala Mohammed Praises Dangote, Says Business Man Understands Nigerians Better Than Most Politicians

Bala Mohammed Praises Dangote, Says Business Man Understands Nigerians Better Than Most Politicians

  • Most politicians in Nigeria do not know the country better than the chairman of Dangote group according to Governor Bala Mohammed
  • The Bauchi governor disclosed this when he praised the businessman for empowering women and the vulnerable
  • Meanwhile, Mohammed urged the respected businessman to invest in Bauchi and help the economy of the state

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Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has praised Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote Group.

According to the governor, the businessman understands Nigerians better than most of the politicians in the country, The Cable reports.

Bala Mohammed says Dangote understands Nigerians better than most politicians
Bala Mohammed has praised Dangote. Photo: Bala Mohammed
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He disclosed this when officials of Dangote Foundation paid him a courtesy visit, Pulse reports.

He said:

“By this foresight, he has shown that at least he understands Nigeria better than most of us that are politicians because he knows the people taking care of the family.”

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The governor pleaded with the Dangote Group to invest in Bauchi, adding that the state is one of the most peaceful in Nigeria.
“We know the pedigree and capacity of Dangote Group, what they set out to do, they do it scientifically and systematically,” he said.
“I’m pleading with you to come and look at what we have here. We have peace in Bauchi and your investment will be protected because it’s the most peaceful state in northern Nigeria.”

Nigeria's economic growth

In another report, Nigeria's projected economic growth has been reviewed by the World Bank, increasing the estimation of the gross domestic product for 2021 to 1.8%.

The Bretton Wood institution raised Nigeria's economic growth from 1.1% to 1.8% for this year, while stating that the GDP will further rise to 2.1% next year, and 2.4% in 2023.

That of Africa was also reviewed upward to 2.8% in 2021, and next year, sub-saharan economy is projected to reach 3.3%. The global economy was estimated to rise by 5.6%.

The new projection factored in the COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath, rising oil price, structural changes in the oil industry, and flexible exchange rate which will be based on the market.

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