Business Buhari Told Us To Shift Focus To Northern Nigeria, and It Has Been Difficult For Us – World Bank

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  1. RemmyAlex

    RemmyAlex Social Member Curators

    The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request.

    Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, who spoke at separate press conferences in Washington DC, United States, also advised Buhari to invest in things that would enhance economic growth.

    Kim said, “You know, in my very first meeting with President Buhari he said specifically that he would like us to shift our focus to the northern region of Nigeria and we’ve done that. Now, it has been very difficult. The work there has been very difficult.

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    Kim also said, “Focusing on the northern part of Nigeria, we hope that as commodity prices stabilise and oil prices come back up, the economy will grow a bit more. But very, very much important is the need to focus on what the drivers of growth in the future will be.”

    According to the World Bank boss, the bank will invest in human capital in other parts of Africa in order to prepare the continent for the next phase of growth.
     




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  2. ese

    ese Administrator

    I belong to nobody, I am for everybody........... I am shook - whats the difference between this and a hate speech? nice agenda Sai Baba!!!
     
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  3. RemmyAlex

    RemmyAlex Social Member Curators

    Baba is just trying to develop the undeveloped Northern region.
     
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  4. ese

    ese Administrator

    Lets just assume its for rehabilitation of boko haram areas or the cabal!!! Baba is a man of integrity.
     
  5. Oloche Moses Okwori

    Oloche Moses Okwori New Member

    That is why the north is likely to develop because of its crookedness. Equal development for all will be a fair deal because every region is underdeveloped.