Rivers Governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said Nigeria now miles better under
President Buhari and the APC-controlled Federal Government than it was
under President Jonathan.
said he could no longer tolerate the PDP and what was going on in the
party at the time and these, he said, informed his interest and desire
to defect from the party to the APC.
President Buhari, he said life is now much better and superabundant as
Nigerians enjoy life much more better than under former President
The economy, he said, has been improving tremendously and enjoying a steady growth.
said:''“My attention and belief shifted to Buhari who was the viable
alternative. I believe in the change mantra because it was the only way
to improve on what is on ground. He has not disappointed because the
economy is now back on track and is growing. This is evident in the
current prices of food items because it is getting lower.’’
the prices of food, he said, “With the change going on, the price will
further crash because before this government came in, prices were
soaring because we were importing food items, things we can grow here.
the policy of government which banned the importation of rice is
working; the price is now about N16,000, but before now, we were
importing about N3 billion worth of rice. Before now too, we were
importing another N3 billion worth of poultry products, we were
importing tomatoes but with the ban, we are now concentrating on our
states in the northern part of the country are now growing rice in
large quantities though by right, the south-south geo-political zone
should be doing that because they are the ones in the swampy area.”