Nigeria: The Country is vulnerable and becoming more divided, a basket case under Buhari led-administration – Obasanjo


Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a Former President of Nigeria on Thursday said the country is derailing it state and vulnerable under President Muhammadu Buhari-led adminstration

The former president strssed that Nigeria needs to be rescued from the brink of collapse.

Obasanjo made this known while delivering a speech on Thursday in Abuja, titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by representatives of Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo and Pan Niger Delta Forum.

Obasanjo also said the country is becoming a ‘basket case’ and has fail to live up to expectations economically

“Today, Nigeria is fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state; economically our country is becoming a basket case and poverty capital of the world, and socially, we are firming up as an unwholesome and insecure country.

“And these manifestations are the products of recent mismanagement of diversity and socio-economic development of our country.

“Old fault lines that were disappearing have opened up in greater fissures and with drums of hatred, disintegration and separation and accompanying choruses being heard loud and clear almost everywhere,” he warned.


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