How neglect, resource mismanagement led to poverty, insecurity – Buhari | The Guardian Nigeria News


Buhari received EcoBank Chairman today, at the State House, Abuja. Photo/Twitter/AsoRock

President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the current poverty and insecurity being experienced across the country to decades of neglect and resource mismanagement by past administrations.

The president stated this when he received the board of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, led by the Group Chairman, Mr Emmanuel Ikazoboh at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.

He further maintained that if assets and resources available to Nigeria were properly managed, the country would be prosperous and peaceful.

“But the poverty and insecurity we are experiencing today are results of decades of neglect and resource mismanagement,’’ he said.

According to him, the federal government remains committed to the goals of securing the country, inclusive economic growth, and fighting corruption.

Buhari said Nigeria was in a unique position as the most populous and resource-rich nation on the African…

Source: Guardian Newspaper