The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said he would resign if Nigeria continues to import oil by 2019. Kachikwu said this in an interview on BBC’s programme, *Hardtalk , * with Stephen Sackur on Monday (today).
As part of the BBC’s Trading Fortunes season focusing on global trade, Sackur had spoken to Kachikwu. In the 23-minute encounter, Sackur had noted that when President Muhamadu Buhari won the Nigerian presidency two years ago, it seemed like Africa’s most populous nation had turned a corner.
He said that a first ever peaceful, democratic transition brought a promise of cleaner, better governance, and major economic reform.
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