Atiku sells off shares in Intels, accuses Buhari of mangling the economy
Former Vice President of Nigeria and Co-founder of Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has been selling off his shares in Intels over the years according to a statement.
In a press release by his personal media adviser, Paul Ibe, stated that Mr Abubakar, former vice president and a presidential hopeful under the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, took the decision because president Mohammadu Buhari administration has mangled the economy.
He said, ”It assumed greater urgency in the last last five years, because this Government has been preoccupied with destroying a legitimate business that was employing thousands of Nigerians because of politics, ” a part of the statement read.
Mr Abubakar, who was the Vice of President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007, said ”there should be a marked difference between politics and business.
The statement further said the former Vice President sold his shares in Intels and channeled his investment to other viable sectors of the economy for returns and creation of jobs.
Mr Abubakar has been in a serious brawl with the Nigerian government over some remittances Intels ought to make into the government’s coffers.