A Few People Looted Nigeria’s Commonwealth Through Subsidy – Tinubu


President Bola Tinubu on Monday said that the nation’s commonwealth was in the last 40 years looted by a few people under the guise of subsidy.

President Tinubu, who bemoaned the pressent state of the country however said Nigerians are suffering the pains of the loot.

Tinubu spoke at the second-term inauguration of Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State in Owerri.

Assuring that the challenges brought on by the very essential reforms are being addressed, Tinubu said he is well-aware of the concerns of citizens.

He also disclosed that his administration will give more attention to education and healthcare, as well as provide the enablements for industrialisation and investments in consonance with his vision of creating an economically stable and prosperous country.

According to Tinubu: “In the past 40 years, a few people were cornering our commonwealth and calling it subsidy, but I call it wasteful. Right now, we are all bearing and sharing that pain. But things are looking up. Things will get better for the good of all Nigerians. With me, there is hope.

“I assure you that there will be substantial development in education for your children; priority is on industrialisation and healthcare will receive more allocation and attention. We will train more health workers.”

Other impotant dignitaries present at the event are: former President, Olusegun Obasanjo; Senate President Godswill Akpabio; the Speaker of the House of Representative Tajudeen Abbas, All Progressives Congress chieftains, and supporters.

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