Factcheck: President Buhari and The World Bank

Contrary to media reports, President Buhari did not ask the World Bank to give Northern Nigeria an unfair advantage over other parts of Nigeria.

What the President did, and justifiably so, was to upon assumption of office seek the help of the World Bank in rebuilding the beleaguered North-east, devastated by a long-running insurgency that has claimed in excess of 20,000 lives and created a humanitarian crisis of monumental proportions.

President Buhari has a pan-Nigerian mandate, and he will discharge his duties and responsibilities in like manner.

Any part of the country that requires special attention will receive it.