Amaechi begs Nigerians for patience, says ‘there is no money to run government’

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– Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that there is no money to run the government

– He begged Nigerians to be patient and give the current administration more time to achieve its goals

– Amaechi said he understands the feelings of Nigerians who want to see change not in structure but in their pocket

The minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi reacts to Emir Sanusi's accusation

The minister of transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation, has said that there is no money to run the government. Therefore, he called on Nigerians to be patient and give the administration more time to achieve its goals and bring about change.

Vanguard reports that the minister made the call on Tuesday, May 24, while answering questions at the forum of the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.

“We encountered challenges; were we expecting to encounter those challenges? Yes! Did we think that we will meet the quantum or volume of those challenges? We didn’t anticipate that things were this bad. We thought you go to government and there would be money for you to run government and others.

“Now you have the situation where there is no money to run government. I hate to use the word difficult; I hate to use the word impossible but we met things close to difficult and impossibility,” he said.

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Amaechi noted that he understands the feeling of Nigerians who are impatient because they want to see change not in structure but in their pocket.

“Because their pocket is getting dried and they wanted us to put some more resources in their pocket. Because of the structural changes that we want to put in place is not getting all that they want to get.

“What I usually say to people is that we beg you to give us time; we will achieve our objective if you give us time and we will both thank God for that opportunity,” he stressed.

Amaechi assured Nigerians that money recovered from the ongoing war against corruption would be used to provide infrastructure.

Meanwhile,  with his administration, adding that the present government was on the right path to make the country greater.

Stressing that he was repairing the damage of the past, the president called on people to work with his administration.

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