I Had The Best Economic Team – Goodluck Jonathan Boasts

Published 4 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
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at 08:59 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)

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The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, and Ms. Arunma Oteh as Treasurer/ Vice President of the World Bank is an indication that he had the best economic team.

Adesina served as Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, while Ms. Oteh, was the Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission under the last government.

Jonathan in separate letters of congratulations to both Dr. Adesina and Ms. Oteh, which he personally signed, described them as high achievers and Nigeria’s worthy ambassadors.

The former President in the congratulatory letter said, “Given your exemplary record of performance, while serving as the Honourable Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in my cabinet, I have no doubt that you will deploy your energy and the bank’s resources to ensure that Africa experiences a new era of accelerated development.

“You were not only a critical voice in my economic team, you also walked the talk, and earned the praise of our countrymen and women, by ensuring that Nigeria’s quest for self-sufficiency in food production became an achievable dream.

“I am particularly pleased with your emergence as the AfDB boss; a development, I believe, has come as a reward for having served your country meritoriously. It also attests to the fact that my Administration had a good team that managed the affairs of the country.”

Also writing to Ms. Oteh, Dr, Jonathan said, “I am delighted that you are going to your new job, fresh from the experience of having led the recovery and growth initiatives of the Nigerian Bourse in the wake of the decline, occasioned by recent global economic recession and financial crisis.

“I am particularly pleased that you are being rewarded and elevated on the world stage, after serving your country meritoriously, at a time I was the President. This is a clear testimony to your capacity, high integrity, and tenacity of purpose. It is also a vindication of the decision of my Administration to stand by you, believing in your abilities and competence, even when questions were being raised in some quarters over your choice.

“I am convinced that the experience you gathered as Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria (SEC) gave you deep insights on how to tackle the peculiar challenges of a developing nation.

“The World Bank can draw from this to ensure that its future partnerships with emerging economies in Africa and other parts of the world are anchored on policies that will lead to sustained growth and development, which is a sine qua non for lifting millions of people in the developing world out of mass poverty.”


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emma4love3 at 09:04 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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hahahahah...... we hear u.... and we are watching
too..... God dey
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dollypiper at 09:06 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Lol hahahah..... That is why you left the economy in shambles
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uchex at 09:14 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Lol Jona don vex lol all this ridicule most stop
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elchymo at 09:27 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Oga jona na lie. On the contrary, u had the WORSE economic team in the history of Nigeria... Angry Angry Angry
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PoliticxGuru at 09:39 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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D reverse is d case, u don go take dat ur Igbo
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hackynoni111 at 09:44 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Bro jona.. I hail o
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mary11 at 10:08 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Dats my able ex president,carry go man we re solidly behind u

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gogoman at 10:09 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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u go hear winnnn
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bamilok2008 at 10:44 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Shame
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dickman2 at 10:50 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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true talk..
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dollypiper at 10:59 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: mary11 on 10:08 PM,  6/09/2015
Dats my able ex president,carry go man we re solidly behind u

Your able president?  Lol you better wake up and smell the coffee
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ebukkkason at 11:32 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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I disagree wit u on dis, a lot of tins went wrong wit d economy while u were in power
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bigdad95 at 11:45 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Thunder fire you there monkey
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dickieponga at 11:56 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: dollypiper on 10:59 PM,  6/09/2015
Your able president?  Lol you better wake up and smell the coffee
Im no dey drink coffee at all so how e wan no d smell....?
E for beta if u talk say akamu....
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dickieponga at 11:59 PM, 6/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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He was d  most useless president in d world...
Doesn't dat tell u something..?
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dareper at 12:05 AM, 7/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Tell em
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innocentbola at 12:24 AM, 7/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: dollypiper on 09:06 PM,  6/09/2015
Lol hahahah..... That is why you left the economy in shambles

Don't mind him, and yet the economy situation was the worst in his administration...
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innocentbola at 12:25 AM, 7/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: elchymo on 09:27 PM,  6/09/2015
Oga jona na lie. On the contrary, u had the WORSE economic team in the history of Nigeria... Angry Angry Angry

I think he meant the opposite...
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innocentbola at 12:26 AM, 7/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Quote from: dollypiper on 10:59 PM,  6/09/2015
Your able president?  Lol you better wake up and smell the coffee

I think you are as clueless as him then... Your able Ex indeed....
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