…..To Include: Barack Obama, Prof. Pat Utomi and Others.
The Founder of Silverbird Group, Ben Murray Murray Bruce said Nigerian economy is in a panic mode right now because of the sharp drop in crude oil prices over the coronavirus pandemic.
Ben Bruce while reacting to the recent state of the economy and spread of the deadly coronavirus pandemic globally, made this statement on his Common Sense series, episode 252.
Speaking further, he revealed that there is a disagreement between Russia and Saudi Arabia over production cost and non-diversification of the economy.
As a result of this new development Ben Bruce disclosed that he thinks that, it is crucial for president Buhari to urgently set up a World Economic Team that will be given a task to make Nigeria become one of the top ten economies in the world in the next 20 years.
He stated that the team should be made up of some of the best brains in the world, suggesting that the likes of former US president, Barak Obama, former World Bank Chief, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, renowned Nigerian Banker, Atedo Peterside, Prof. Pat Utomi, Development Economist Deji Ali.
On how they can easily achieve the task, he suggested that the team should meet quarterly to review Nigeria’s economy and come up with strategies to stop the Nation’s reliance on oil.
Ben Bruce explained further, how these influencial personalities can be used to achieve the task. He revealed that, Barack Obama will use his influence to reach out to world leaders on behalf of Nigeria, while Elon Musk will use his knowledge and experience to help develop our strategies towards embracing electric cars and renewable energy.
In his concluding words, he said affirmatively that ‘’for Nigeria to survive, it must grow its economy to accommodate its growing population.’’