“After we provide out the becoming thing, the economy will likely be what it wishes to be,” Mr obasanjo said.
A historical president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged leaders of the nation to desist from blaming God for the woes of the nation.
Mr Obasanjo made the say on Tuesday whereas handing over his Novel one year message at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun Mumble.
In step with Punch Newspaper, Mr Obasanjo said with responsible leaders, no Nigerian ought to quiet prance to bed hungry.
“After we provide out the becoming thing, the economy will likely be what it wishes to be. I luxuriate in the motto of a college which says ‘work and pray.’ Some other folks voice it wishes to be ‘pray and work’, on the opposite hand it be now no longer relevant to me in what order I set apart apart it, but prayer must prance with work and work must prance with prayer.”
Speaking on the challenges in 2020, he said; “We dangle long past from one make of insecurity to (a) depraved economy and on the tip of it is the COVID-19. Some other folks, either for insecurity or for depraved economy or for COVID-19, dangle long past to the mountainous past. I will voice other folks which dangle departed, in particular on this one year of challenges, could maybe perchance most certainly also honest their souls leisure in ideal peace.”
Mr Obasanjo said Nigerians wishes to be willing to work arduous in 2021.
“I judge we must work arduous on this nation as we pray arduous so as that the coming one year, the one year 2021 will likely be a nice one year for us. Nonetheless this could maybe perchance now no longer happen except we work to make it happen.
“We carry out now no longer dangle responsible God for our relate. We dangle responsible ourselves. Nigeria doesn’t must be unlucky; no Nigerian must prance to bed hungry. That we have a relate luxuriate in that is more likely to be a need by our leaders and followers alike. My prayer is that God will make the one year 2021 a greater one year for all of us, but this could maybe perchance now no longer happen without work.”
PREMIUM TIMES has on loads of occasions reported loads of challenges going by Nigeria.
These include high unemployment fee, insecurity and economic hardship amongst others.
Mr Obasanjo used to be the president of Nigeria between 1999 and 2007 but has been a critic of the final administrations after his, despite serving to all his successors to get to region of work.