“It is true that there is a worldwide economic recession. However in the case of Nigeria, its impact was aggravated by Mismanagement.”- Buhari (1984 maiden speech as the head of state).
His administration then was recorded as one of the best we ever had. 31 years later his statement still remains evergreen with a confirmation from a former president.
“Our economy should not have been this bad…When we left in May 2007, the reserve was said to have been raised to $35 billion. Today, that reserve has been depleted.”-Obasanjo talking about the state of the economy before 2015 elections.
“Nigerians will not regret that they have entrusted national responsibility to us” – Buhari 2015 (inauguration speech).
He is ready to use the magic wand again to stabilise the system and restore integrity in them. Is this possible in four years?
Don’t forget “I discovered that by sheer willpower, I could end the end long queues and price fluctuations in our petrol stations.”-Jonathan (2010 during campaign).This dream didn’t bring us goodluck as we still have long queues in our filling stations till May 29, 2015; a day he was bowing out off office.
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