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The Economist endorses Buhari

2015-02-06 13:43
Presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, meets with US Secretary of State at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peaceful and timely el ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Lagos - The Economist, one of the world’s most read magazine on Thursday took an in-depth look into Nigeria’s pending elections and concluded that the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate,  Muhammad Buhari would probably do a better job of running the country.

The magazine said Buhari is more competent than President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The magazine described Buhari as a sandal-wearing ascetic with a record of fighting corruption.

The magazine noted that under Jonathan’s watch , poverty has increased in Nigeria and Nigerians typically die eight years younger than their poorer neighbours in nearby Ghana.

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