"It Is Frightening" - President, Buhari Expresses Fear Over Nigeria’s Population Explosion

Published 4 weeks ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 11:54 AM, 20/08/2019 (4 weeks ago)

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President Buhari on Monday August 19, expressed fear over Nigeria’s population explosion which he described as “frightening”.

The President told the 43-ministers-designate who will assume office tomorrow to work hand-in-hand to find a solution to the worrisome trend.



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“By average estimates, our population is close to 200 million today. By 2050, UN (United Nations) estimates show that Nigeria will be third globally, behind only India and China with a projected population of 411 million.

“This is a frightening prospect but only if we sit idly by and expect handouts from so-called development partners. The solution to our problems lies within us”
he said.

Buhari also stated that his administration’s major focus is on securing the country, improving the economy and anti-corruption.

He added:
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“None but the most partisan will dispute that we have made headway in all three areas. First, we have rolled back the frontiers of terrorism; we are actively addressing other challenges such as kidnappings, farmer-herder violence, improving the safety of our roads, railways, air traffic and fire control capacities.

“Second, we are steadily turning the economy round through investment in agriculture and manufacturing, shoring up our foreign reserves, curbing inflation and improving the country’s infrastructure.

“Third, we have recovered hundreds of billions of stolen assets and are actively pursuing control measures to tackle leakages in public resources. We will not let up in fighting corruption.’’

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kaposky at 12:11 PM, 20/08/2019 (4 weeks ago)
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LISTEN TO THE FOOL TALKING, THOSE GIVING BIRTH ALL DAY IN THAT YEYE NATION AT THE AGE OF 15 AND DOWNWARD ARE UR HAUSA  AND FULANI ILLITERATE SISTERS, WHO GIVE BIRTH AS TOMORROW NO DAY. STUPID PEDOPHILE FOOL
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DrSoba at 01:55 PM, 20/08/2019 (4 weeks ago)
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All the recovered loots, what is the government doing with them?
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ignis99 at 06:28 PM, 20/08/2019 (4 weeks ago)
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It is high time we told this lying government of APC that we are not fools ..where is the money recovered..how much and what have you done with it or it has been re stolen by your governement ?
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abcdqwer at 05:42 AM, 21/08/2019 (4 weeks ago)
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200 million and poverty level is alarming by the time Nigeria goes to 400 million people will be eating each other. By that 2050 their will be less car depending on gas as electric vehicles will be in use, then the stupid country will be worse that Haiti. Time to renounce my citizenship.
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