Buhari Replies Critics; ‘I can’t Perform Magic,Oil Has Dropped From $100 To $30
President Muhammadu Buhari has lambasted critics of his administration over the state of the economy.
Buhari in an interview with Al Jazeera television aired on Sunday , said it was unfortunate that even some people who kept mute in the last 16 years have suddenly found their voice.
He was responding to a question by the interviewer that a cross section of Nigerians were worried over seeming non-fufilment of his campaign promises. “They have to be patient. Where were they in the last 16 years? “We should be judged by the state of things; we cannot perform magic.”
Reacting to a question on agitation by Southeast states that allocation to the region has dropped 50percent, Buhari said the drop cut across all states. “Before we came in, crude sold way above $100 but now we are around $30. A “Why are they complaining? The reduction in allocation affects all states and until oil sales increase, I’m afraid the situation will remain the same’