Critics of Buhari’s foreign trips unfair to Nigerians


Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has condemned critics of the ongoing efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari to attract more foreign investments into the country.

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The governor, who made his position known while fielding questions from journalists in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, said the President should be commended for his untiring efforts to boost the nation’s economy through the massive influx of foreign capital.

He also spoke on the recent trips of President Buhari to Japan, Russia and Saudi Arabia, frowned at critics of the trips, saying the critics were being unfair to the President and Nigerians who would eventually be the direct beneficiaries of such economic diplomacy.

He, particularly, described the trip to Saudi Arabia, where he participated in the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, as a very successful outing for Nigeria.

He said: “It is an excellent outing for President Muhammadu Buhari and we are honoured to be part of his entourage to the conference…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper