Following her statement that Nigeria’s debt was at a sustainable limit, the Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Thursday, advised the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, to ‘rally Nigerians to stem the obvious fiscal slide facing the country’.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed had yesterday while fielding questions from Journalists, described Obaseki’s submission on the “printed N60bn”, as sad.
Reacting to the above statement, Obaseki via his twitter handle opined: “While we do not want to join issues with the @FinMinNigeria , we believe it is our duty to offer useful advice for the benefit of our country.
“The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, @ZShamsuna should rally Nigerians to stem the obvious fiscal slide facing our country.
“Rather than play the Ostrich, we urge the government to take urgent steps to end the current monetary rascality, so as to prevent the prevailing economic challenge from degenerating further.
“We believe it is imperative to approach the Nigerian project with all sense of responsibility and commitment and not play to the gallery because ultimately, time shall be the judge of us all.”
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