President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, expressed his gratitude to former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for tolerating him for 3 and half years as Minister of Petroleum under his regime as Head of State.
Buhari said Obasanjo was aware that he couldn’t work as hard as him, yet he allowed ‘last that long and work’
The president made the comments while speaking at the 40th anniversary of Ogun state.
“I express my thanks to General Obasanjo, who, as head of state, made me minister of petroleum and tolerated me for three and half-years. He tolerated me because God knows and he knows that I am not used to working as hard as he used to, but he allowed me to last that long and allowed me to work.
If you go into records, that government made so much investment and infrastructural development in the petroleum industry.”
“Two refineries were built, Warri and Kaduna. More than 20 depots were built; more than 3,500 pipelines were laid; and we were exporting refined products of 100,000 barrels per day. But what do we have today?”