President Muhammadu Buhari spoke with former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on the telephone from London ,yesterday.
He congratulated Chief Obasanjo on his 80th birthday, while he told Governor Bello that “all is well with him” .he also thanked the governor for his support and prayers.
President Buhari described the former president as “a true citizen of the world.”
Recalling their days in the military, the president said, quote “Those of us who served under you in various capacities recall a man with boundless energy, with razor – sharp mind, and one who does not suffer fools gladly. Working with you was a school in itself, and the lessons learnt are worth their weight in gold.” End of quote
However, barring any unforeseen development, the Federal Government will this week unfold its economic recovery and growth plan , which is expected to outline how the country will get out of recession and attain stability and growth.
Competent government sources confirmed last night that the long awaited economic plan, which was worked out by financial and economic experts in collaboration with the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and the Ministry of Finance, was ready and would be made public any time this week.