Obi: Nigeria Economy Worsened by Political Class
Ex Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, has expressed dissatisfaction about the economic plight of the country, which has been aggravated by the consumption patterns of the political class and the leadership.
Obi made this statement during a press conference shortly after giving a briefing at the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on his 2023 presidential ambition, in Abuja.
He noted that “People now spend 100 per cent of their salary to feed. It is a crises situation. What will somebody like me do?
“We need to move the country from consumption to production. There is nothing to share again. We now need wealth creators, not wealth sharers. We have been sharing wealth for a long time, we need to start creating wealth”.
Speaking further on security, “we have what we call natural security and artificial security. The natural security deals with job creation; you need to put food on people’s table to ensure that they are not doing the wrong thing.
“I know what to do in putting money into micro, small and medium scale enterprises. I have experimented it in a small way which people can see,” he says.
Obi revealed that he was not desperate to become Nigeria’s President, but rather desperate to see a better Nigeria.