We Will Not Join Issues With Obasanjo – Presidency
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, has said the Presidency willnot join issues with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, but will continue to make reference to the failures of the past administration with a view to guiding against such mistakes in future.
Adesina said this in a telephone interview on Channels Television on Monday.
Obasanjo had on Monday while addressing a group of youths who visited him at his country home Abeokuta described the Buhari administration as a failure.
Obasanjo also asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) -led government to stop complaining about the challenges it met on the ground.
To Adesina, Obasanjo’s assessment was not new, saying “the statement issued few months ago by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, in response to the earlier criticism made against the government by Obasanjo had adequately addressed the issues raised’’.
The presidential aide added that Buhari administration has successfully tackled mismanagement of the nation’s economy, as Nigeria now has more savings in its foreign reserve than ever before.