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Oshiomhole hits back at Okonjo-Iweala

02 July 2015, 13:45

Lagos - Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has slammed the former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for describing claims that she mismanaged the economy as false, malicious and baseless, reports Premium Times.

Oshiomhole accused Okonjo-Iweala of being economical with the truth on the state of the economy inherited by President Muhammadu Buhari.

He noted that the former Minister was only toying with figures about the country’s finances to cover up her mismanagement of the economy.

Also read: Okonjo-Iweala challenges governors over missing $20 billion

He insisted that Okonjo-Iweala mismanaged the economy, particularly through her controversial waivers granted various organizations that cost the economy several billions of naira.

He stated that the Federal Government would have been in a worse financial position than the states if it had not resorted to borrowing to pay wages.

Read more at Premium Times.

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