‘Awolowo would have supported Buhari if he was alive’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Nigeria was indebted in many areas; there were collapse of many values including education, power, health and major infrastructure especially under the erstwhile ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

~ The Guardian

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