[Updated] Obasanjo too busy to notice Buhari’s efforts in economy -FG


Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

The Federal Government on Wednesday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo might have been too busy to notice the efforts being made by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to revamp the nation’s economy.

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The minister, however, commended Obasanjo for lauding the administration’s efforts to fight corruption and insecurity.

He was reacting to a statement in which Obasanjo asked Buhari not to seek second term.

Listing some of the achievements of the present administration, Mohammed said foreign reserves peaked at $40bn, the highest level in about four years, and up from $24bn just a year ago, even though…

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