President Muhammadu Buhari has during his Independence Day message to Nigerians stated that previous administrations presided over the near destruction of Nigeria.
Buhari who was giving an account of how well his administration has fared despite the challenges it is being faced with said that no past government from 1999 to 2015 was able to achieve what his administration has achieved with such scarce resources.
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He further revealed that his administration had managed to keep things going in spite of the disproportionate spending on security.
"No government in the past did what we are doing with such scarce resources. We have managed to keep things going inspite of the disproportionate spending on security.
"Accordingly in the last three years we have introduced unprecedented measures in support of the economy and to the weakest members o our society In the shape of
"Trader Moni, Farmer Moni, School feeding program, Job creation effort e.t.c.
"Those in the previous government from 1999 to 2015 who presided over the near destruction of the country now have the impudence to criticize our efforts. In the circumstances, a responsible government must face reality and take tough decisions," Buhari in his independence day message said.