Tinubu’s Allies Blamed for Pushing Economy Into Deeper Crisis, Atiku Warns Against Electricity Tariff Hike

by Motoni Olodun
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has raised alarm over the current state of Nigeria’s economy, attributing its deepening crisis to the policies advocated by allies of political leader Bola Tinubu. Atiku’s remarks come amidst growing concerns over the proposed hike in electricity tariffs, which he warns could exacerbate the economic challenges facing the nation.

In a statement released to the press, Atiku criticized the actions of Tinubu’s associates, accusing them of driving policies that prioritize the interests of a few over the well-being of the masses. He cautioned against the implementation of any tariff increases, emphasizing the detrimental impact such measures could have on the already burdened Nigerian populace.

The former vice president’s remarks echo widespread public sentiment regarding the state of the economy, as many Nigerians continue to grapple with rising inflation, unemployment, and inadequate access to basic amenities. The prospect of a tariff hike has sparked outrage among citizens who are already struggling to make ends meet in the face of economic hardships.

Atiku’s intervention highlights the need for prudent economic management and inclusive policymaking to address the pressing challenges confronting Nigeria. He advocates for solutions that prioritize the welfare of ordinary citizens and promote sustainable development across all sectors of the economy.

As debates over the electricity tariff hike intensify, Atiku’s warning serves as a reminder of the importance of responsible governance and accountable leadership in steering the country towards recovery and prosperity. His call for a reevaluation of economic policies underscores the urgency of implementing measures that foster equitable growth and alleviate the plight of the Nigerian people.

In conclusion, Atiku’s critique of the proposed electricity tariff hike reflects broader concerns about the direction of Nigeria’s economy and the impact of political decisions on the lives of ordinary citizens. As stakeholders weigh the implications of policy choices, there is a growing consensus on the need for concerted efforts to address systemic challenges and pave the way for a more prosperous future for all Nigerians.

Source: Tribune Online

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