Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has given a reason as to why the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) declared profit. ayokinews.com reports
He noted that the NNPC was able to confidently declare a N287 billion naira profit amid the COVID year because President Muhammadu Buhari didn’t turn it into a personal Automated Teller Machine (ATM).
He made this known in a statement titled ‘How Buhari Broke The Jinx At NNPC’, which was posted on his official Facebook page.
Femi Adesina wrote, “Well, it happened because perhaps for the first time in the history of the country, and of the NNPC, there is a President who is not using the place like a personal Automated Teller Machine (ATM),” he said while explaining the rationale behind the feat recorded for the first time in over four decades.
“He (Buhari) is not collecting millions upon millions of dollars by fiat, nor is he giving directives for any under-the-table deal. And that President also happens to be the Minister for Petroleum Resources.”