President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the urgent need to ensure that the potentials of Nigeria are harnessed and used for the good of the country. President Buhari stated this while playing host to the President of International Civil Aviation Organisation, Bernard Aliyu at the Presidential Villa. Receiving the President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation Bernard Aliyu at the State House, Abuja, President Buhari declared that Nigeria needs to work on her potentials, so that we don’t remain permanently at the level of potentials.
The President recounted that for the greater part of the last 16 years, oil sold above $100 per barrel but expressed regret that the nation did n0t have much to show for it. He said the country showed a lot of indiscipline in managing our economy, and that is why Nigeria is where we are today. He however says his administration is ready to right the wrong if the past.
For his Aliyu, the Nigerian-born ICAO President commended President Buhari for strides on anti- corruption, and urged Nigeria to pay more attention to development of civil aviation. He says civil aviation is key to the Economic Development of the country. The ICAO President pledged to support the development of the aviation industry in Nigeria, urging the country to improve on training and capacity development.