Organize Emergency Conference To Fix Economy – Prof. Wole Soyinka Calls On Buhari


In order to improve the dire economic situation
and the dwindling economy in Nigeria, Professor
Soyinka challenged the Federal Government to
call an ’emergency economic conference.’
During a visit to the office of the Minister of
Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,
on Thursday in Abuja, Nobel laureate, Prof.
Wole Soyinka, blamed the dire economic
situation in Nigeria on the years of bad
In order to ameliorate this problem, Prof.
Soyinka urged the Federal Government to
call an ’emergency economic conference.’
”Recovery is going to take quite a while…
the President should call an emergency
economic conference, with experts to be
invited. Consumers, producers, labour
unions, university experts, professors, etc.
”I think we really need an emergency
economic conference, a rescue operation
bringing as many heads as possible
together to plot the way forward.”
While stressing that the government should
maintain its war against corruption, Prof.
Soyinka also stressed a need to pursue the
anti-corruption campaign ‘within the
confines of the law.’
Lai Mohammed expressed gratitude towards
Prof. Soyinka for his visit and support for
the anti-graft war.


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