Jonathan incurred $21.8bn debt in 6yrs – Okonjo-Iweala

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Coordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has put the nation’s total debt stock at $63.7 billion, which encompasses multilateral as well as domestic loans by successive federal and state governments since 1960.
The minister said that of this figure, $21.8 billion was incurred under the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Her disclosure is coming on the heels of remarks by Vice President-elect Yemi Osinbajo that the outgoing administration of President Jonathan will be leaving a huge debt of $60 billion for the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari.

Speaking during an interactive session with finance correspondents …Read More

Source:: New Mail