No One Can End 14-Year-Old Poverty In 4years: Buhari’s Aide


Loretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari’s side on Social media, Lauretta Onochie says it is impossible for anyone to eliminate within our years, poverty that started 14 years ago.

Onochie notes that most Nigerians were thriving in a resurgent economy and that things would gradually fall into place in the country.

Her words, “Much of Nigeria is thriving, with many individuals enjoying the fruits of a resurgent economy, yet 87 million Nigerians live below $1 and 90 cents a day, making it home to more very poor people than any other nation in the world,” the UK prime minister had said.”

In June 2018, the Brookings Institution projected that Nigeria had overtaken India, as the poverty capital of the world, with 86.9 million extremely poor people.

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In view of these unchallengeable statistics, some Nigerians have gone to both traditional and social media to submit their consternation, noting that Buhari should do something to change the living condition of an average Nigerian.

The presidential aide said former President Olusegun Obasanjo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP bequeathed poverty to his succussors, Late Musa Yar’ Adua and Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, all ranging within the last 14 years.

She stressed that “No one can wipe Poverty that was entrenched and nurtured for 14yrs in 4 years”.