The Edo state Gov., Adams Oshiomhole said, while speaking to State House correspondents, after a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari, that more revelations will unfold.
According to Punch Newspapers, Oshiomhole said the current travail, of the former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke is just a tip of the iceberg,
Oshiomhole said “For me, I don’t think anybody should be surprised (about Alison-Madueke’s trial in the UK) because even the most favourable commentator on the Nigerian condition, the economy, the polity and the society, agrees that our economy was badly mismanaged over the years. I have not seen one commentator that disagrees.”
Adding that “Even when they talk about rebasing, and so what? Have you rebased the level of poverty? Have you rebased prosperity? Have you rebased unemployment? Have you rebased homelessness? Have you rebased hunger?"
Oshiomhole also said “So, I have not seen anyone that says Nigerian people are doing better. This was never my issue. I was only a spokesman for the National Economic Council."
“But in this country, when you speak out, all the arrows would be fashioned to attack you. But one of the things I learnt in life at the age of 17 when I got into the leadership of labour is that the truth does not require supporters’ club. It can stand on its feet any day. You can hit it. You can kick it. You can bomb it, but you can’t destroy it,” Oshiomhole said.