Buhari Returns To Nigeria From Niger

On October 25, 2017 2 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating in the 4th meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS Common Currency Programme, in Niamey, Republic of Niger.

This was made known by President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Bashir Ahmed, via his twitter handle on Tuesday in Abuja.

Member-countries of the ECOWAS Task Force on Common Currency are ‎Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Niger.

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In his speech at the meeting, President Buhari had urged the ECOWAS member countries to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020.

The President drew attention of ECOWAS member countries to the challenges faced by the European Union in realising the same goal.

According to him, the necessary economic fundamentals among countries continue to differ over the years, making it more difficult to pull through with the project by 2020.

“Nigeria advises that we proceed cautiously with the integration agenda, taking into consideration the above concerns and the lessons currently unfolding in the European Union.

“To that end, Nigeria will caution against any position that pushes for a fast-track approach to monetary union, while neglecting fundamentals and other pertinent issues,’’ he said.

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Comments (2)


  1. Prince Anayochukwu Ohaja says:

    Maina isn’t the first person that was fired for
    corruption that Buhari has brought back to
    government. Here is the progressive list…
    1. AbdulRahman Danbazzau was fired as chief of
    army staff for corrupt practices in purchasing of
    arms and has been appointed minister of interior
    by buhari.
    2. Mohammed Barkindo was removed as NNPC
    MD by the late yaradua for stealing huge kickbacks
    from oil and and been appointed as Nigeria’s
    Secretary General to opec by Buhari.
    3. Acp Zakari Bui, a man accused and dismissed
    for aiding boko haram kingpin kabiru Sokoto to
    escape from detention was reinstated and
    promoted by buhari.
    4. Abdul Rasheed Maina, a man that ran away
    since 2014 and has been declared wanted by efcc
    for embezzlement of N2bn pension funds have
    been reinstated as deputy director ministry of
    interior.
    5. Ahmed Gambo Saleh, Registrar of the Supreme
    Court, He stole N2.2bn belonging to the Supreme
    court and was caught red handed and fired, today
    Ahmed Gambo Saleh has now been appointed the
    secretary of the committee monitoring corruption
    trials.
    6. What about timipre Sylva? Over 46 houses
    seized by fg has been returned to him. This is a
    man with no known business o.
    (C) Eze Emeka
    The people Buhari has granted free guilt pass to be
    corrupt are Northerners and APC members.
    If I hear anyone mention Buhari as Mr integrity
    again, na koboko the person go chop.

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