US economist mocks Buhari, describes administration as incompetent

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An American applied economist at John Hopkins University, Baltimore, United States, Steven Hanke described President Muhammadu Buhari- led administration as sleepy following the rising waves of insecurity in the country.

Hanke, who is one of the Buhari-led administration’s critics, said this in a reaction to the recent attack on a Nigeria Air Force jet by bandits, describing the administration as incompetent.

Recalls that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha jet that flew out of base for an assault on Sunday, crashed.

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The fighter plane routinely conducts air raids on the Kaduna-Katsina-Zamfara corridor.

It was gathered that the aircraft crashed in Kaduna during an operation after it was attacked by bandits but no casualty was reported.

Reacting, Hanke in a tweet via his Twitter account on Thursday slammed Buhari for allowing bandits to keep terrorizing Nigerian citizens under his watch.

According to him, “Nigeria ranks a terrible 161 out of 162 in security and safety, a report recently released by Caton Institute.

“On the border of the Nigerian state of Kaduna, bandits have shot down a Nigeria Air Force jet. Nigeria ranks a terrible 161 out of 162 in security and safety, a report released by Caton Institute reveals.

He also tweeted that under President Buhari, Bandits have taken over parts of Nigeria, acting with impunity.