Two respected Northern elders, Prof. Ango Abdullahi and Alhaji Falalu Bello, at the weekend in Kaduna at a media forum, criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policies, saying partial devaluation of the naira “cannot pull Nigeria out of its economic recession.”
Abdullahi, a former vice-chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and Bello, a former managing director of Unity Bank, are of the opinion that no developing country, “especially a consumer country like Nigeria, can pull out of recession by partially or […]
Northern leaders have decried the increasing rate of hunger in the land.
They have, therefore, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to work harder to fix the nation’s economy, which is currently in recession.
The leaders, who spoke in Kaduna at an emergency meeting, however, said that despite the current economic situation, their votes for him (Buhari) in the 2015 presidential election were never wasted.
A former Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spoke on behalf of the northern elders […]