N30 Trillion Was Printed, Shared Under Buhari – Plateau Gov Reveals


Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State has attributed the prevailing economic challenges encountered by Nigerians to the previous administration headed by Muhammadu Buhari.

The governor asserted that Buhari oversaw the printing and distribution of approximately N30 trillion.

Mutfwang made these claims while presiding over the swearing-in ceremony of 22 Special Advisers and heads of government agencies at the Government House in Jos on Monday.

He remarked that Buhari’s tenure left the nation’s economy in dire straits for his successor, Tinubu.

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“We are at a very difficult juncture in the history of this country, and I’m an advocate that after the election you forget politics and face governance,” Mutfwang said.

“And even though the Federal Government is being led by a party other than my own, I owe you the duty to tell Nigerians the truth that this government inherited a worse situation than 1999.

“This government inherited an economy where we simply printed money up to the tune of N30tn and shared.

“This government inherited an economy where the crude oil we’re yet to take out of the ground had been sold in advance.

“So, when you’re talking about the fall of the naira, it’s not rocket science. We sold our future under the last administration.

“No wonder you’re hearing of riots today, people intercepting food on the way. We are lucky on the plateau that perhaps we have more food than many other states.

“And I pray that the time will not come on the Plateau that we will see this kind of riot for food, but it means we must roll up our sleeves and get to work.

“And that is why, for us as a government, when we announced one of the positions that talked about food security, people were laughing, but it is a serious issue.”

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