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Niger Delta group tackles Buhari over worsening economic situation

28.12.2018
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The Niger Delta Development Initiative (NDDI), a socio economic and political pressure group has shown dissatisfaction over Nigeria is worsening economic statistics in recent times. The group has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his policies for the poor state of the economy of the West African nation.

The Niger Delta Development Initiative as well slammed Buhari for the failure of his anti-corruption campaign and for allowing his All Progressive Party, APC to shelter some politicians they had previously described as very corrupt.

In a statement Thursday in Uyo and endorsed by its President and Secretary, Mr Ernest Ukpe and Tom Buma, the group bemoaned  the increase rate of corruption in the country, in spite of the high expectations of Nigerians. President Buhari in 2015 vowed to tackle and put an end to corruption in one of Africa’s most populous nation.

The statement reiterated, “The President’s five point agenda and his economic policies have failed with no return on the country’s debt. According to the Group, the current administration has borrowed more than the former administration of Olusegun Obasanjo.

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