Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said stronger leadership was critical for the economic development of the African continent.
Obasanjo said this on Friday at the ongoing 2018 Afreximbank Annual Meeting in Abuja
He said Africa had the human, mineral and capital resources, as well as strong institutions to become a “heaven on earth,” yet it wasn’t living up to its potential due to weak leadership
He said, “We are not where we should be, but we have moved away from where we where.
“It is obvious from what we have started to see with the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
“The signing of the AfCFTA is historic and it shows that at last Africans are beginning to work together.