Atiku commends FG readiness to privatize nation’s refineries
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s willingness to privatize the nation’s existing refineries and other assets to revamp the country’s economy.
Atiku who gave the commendation, Sunday, in a statement he personally endorsed, noted that a privatized economy would be of better service to the nation and her people.
He said: “For decades, I have championed the privatisation of our economy and full deregulation of our oil and gas sector, amongst other sectors, for greater service delivery and efficiency.
“As chairman of the National Council on Privatisation, I advanced these policies which saw our economy achieve 6 per cent Gross Domestic Product, GDP growth and created jobs for the masses of our people, and amass the national wealth that enabled us exit the debt trap, and secure our financial independence.”
Atiku, Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in…