Prof. Soyinka, has advised president Buhari to convene an emergency economic conference following the state of the economy.
Soyinka who spoke during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in his office in Abuja on Thursday,also blamed the dwindling economy on past administration,adding that Nigerians should not expect a quick turnaround of the economy.He said
”The economic condition of a nation, of a people does not deteriotate overnight.Something came before that deterioration,Recovery is going to take quite a while. The President should call an emergency economic conference, with experts to be invited. Consumers, producers, labour unions, university experts, professors, etc.”I think we really need an emergency economic conference, a rescue operation bringing as many heads as possible together to plot the way forward.