A hungry nation is a troubled nation, says Atiku

Atiku on Nigerian debt burden and hungry nation

A formal vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar expresses his concern over inability of farmers in Northern region of Nigeria to return to their farmlands and engage in farm activities as a result of insecurity. He warns that this may create a situation he called troubled nation due to a hungry nation. Mr Abubakar  disclosed this in a series of tweets on Monday, saying agriculture is the lifeblood of Northern Nigeria. He added that his company depends on agricultural products from farmers. And that many of them will find it difficult…

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Presidential Air Fleet: Sell Planes to reduce Nigeria’s Debt Burden – Atiku

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has asked the federal government to sell some of the planes in its Presidential Air Fleet to cushion Nigeria’s rising debt profile. Atiku, who was expressing his surprise at Nigeria’s First Quarter 2020 financial reports in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy from the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning on Monday said: “Nigeria must sell those planes and channel the revenue to other vital areas of need while taking additional steps to reduce the cost of running our government.”…

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