2023: Nigeria urgently needs leadership that can fix the economy, influential PDP aspirant Hayatu-Deen
- Former Managing Director of FSB International Bank, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen has revealed the personality Nigeria needs to make things better
- Ahead of 2023 general election, presidential hopeful urged candidates not to gamble with the country’s affairs
- Hayatu-Deen has revealed that he is fully prepared to rule the country and make a difference, based on his background and experience as an economist, banker and strategic planner.
Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, former chief executive of the defunct FSB International Bank, said Nigeria needed a president who understood how to manage a booming economy.
Hayatu-Deen, a presidential hopeful on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform, made the claim on Sunday, May 22, during a media conference in Lagos, The cable reports.
He said Nigeria was ruled by politicians who did not understand economics that is why people do not have access to the basic necessities of life.
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“Nigeria needs people who understand what the country’s microeconomic conditions are.
“It’s not the time to play politics, it’s the time to have people who know what it takes, who understand what makes an economy successful. These are unique moments of our history that require very unique and different types of managers to fix the country.
According to the economist, it is a miracle that Nigeria is still standing when several indicators show that the country’s economy is in difficulty.
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While calling on the media to strengthen their social responsibility, Hayatu-Deen said the country must be well structured to function optimally.
“My goal is to help my nation. No one accused me of being a bystander and did not participate in the attempt to save the nation as it burned.
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2023: Battle for PDP presidential ticket thickens as governors split between Wike and Saraki
Meanwhile, the battle over who will get the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket has continued to tear governors apart.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and former Senate Speaker Bukola Saraki are the main contenders in the race for the 2023 elections.
Meanwhile, Atiku Abubakar appears to have only the support of his home state’s governor, Ahmadu Fintri.
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In another development, Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi said he was praying for a non-politician to become president of Nigeria in 2023.
It was reported that the governor, in a recent document released on Sunday, May 22, admitted that politicians across the country have let the people down.
Umahi listing some of the failures of those in power said politicians have continued to make promises they cannot keep.