Nigeria’s Poverty Profile didn’t Start 1yr, no Magic by any Govt can bid it Farewell, According to Lai Olurode

Tinubu: If you cannot pay workers N350,000, let senators take the N65,000 you propose—According to Idris AbdulkareemReputable academic and former national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Lai Olurode, has emphasized that Nigeria’s poverty profile is historical and did not emerge overnight. While acknowledging the difficult circumstances surrounding President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s ascension to office, he also hinted that it could be too soon to render a firm judgment on the performance of the current administration.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Prof. Olurode used a metaphor of looking at a football field from a distance, suggesting that a more in-depth analysis is needed to truly understand the complexities of the situation. He recommended waiting for a mid-term judgment to make a fair evaluation of the government’s efforts to address the country’s economic challenges.

According to The Sun, Prof Olurode said, “President Bola Ahmed Tinubu assumed power at the most difficult and challenging times in the history of Nigeria. When you peep at a football field from afar, you can hardly notice its undulating feature. When you get nearer, the contours become obvious. Certainly, it would be unfair to undertake an honest assessment now. A mid-term judgment is preferable. Nigeria’s poverty profile didn’t start one year ago and no magic by any government can bid it farewell in the shortest time.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>