“You’ve Done Well”: Buhari Hails Tinubu, Tells Nigerians What To Do As Hardship Bites Harder

“You’ve Done Well”: Buhari Hails Tinubu, Tells Nigerians What To Do As Hardship Bites Harder

  • President Bola Tinubu has received a major commendation from his number-one cheerleader
  • Former President Buhari maintained that Tinubu has done well despite groanings by Nigerians following his economic decisions
  • The former president urged Nigerians to endure the current situation in the country, noting that Tinubu would do all in his power to save the country's economy

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Katsina state, Katsina - Amid economic hardship, former President Muhammadu Buhari has showered praises on his successor, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he rated his performance in office since May 29, 2023.

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Buhari hails Tinubu as economic hardship bites harder in Nigeria. Photo credit: Muhammadu Buhari
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As reported by The Cable, Buhari noted that Bola Tinubu had done well despite the complexity of managing Nigeria.

Recall that the country’s economic crisis skyrocketed after Buhari left office on May 29, 2023.

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On the inauguration day, May 29, Tinubu noted that his administration would no longer subsidise fuel, hence calling for the end of the financing because it benefited neighbouring countries.

Tinubu's administration's policies have so far led to the increment in the price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and the continuous free fall of the naira against the dollar, making it sell for between N1,400 and N1,900.

Speaking on Sunday, March 10, when he received the comptroller-general and members of the management team of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Daura, Katsina state, Buhari said governing Nigeria was a tough job for anyone.

As reported by Vanguard, he asked Nigerians to endure the country's economic hardship and support the current administration's policies and programs.

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“I thank you very much for coming. I very much appreciate it. I thought Tinubu has done very well. Nigeria is so complex. Really, there isn’t much anybody can do” Buhari said.

Sunday Igboho blames Buhari for Nigeria's woes

In a similar development, Legit.ng reported that Yoruba national advocate Sunday Adeyemo, commonly known as Sunday Igboho, absolved President Tinubu of blame, instead implicating his predecessor, Buhari, for the country's economic woes.

At the Igboho town monarch's palace in Oyo state, Adeyemo claimed that Buhari left Nigeria in turmoil for Tinubu.

Additionally, he accused Buhari of orchestrating a violent raid on his home and attempting to assassinate him as retaliation for his activism against Fulani herders' violence in the Southwest.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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