Shehu Sani, immediate past Kaduna Central Senator, on Thursday faulted claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that some statistics published by World Bank on Nigeria were wrong.
Buhari had said some of the data by Workd Bank and other international bodies were wild estimates and inaccurate, adding that local institutions were better suited in the collation of records than foreign agencies.
He had said: “Today, most of the statistics quoted about Nigeria are developed abroad by the World Bank, IMF and other foreign bodies.
“Some of these statistics are wild estimates that bear little relation to the facts on the ground
Reacting to the remark, Sani faulted the government for dismissing the assessment of World Bank despite demanding for money from them.
In a tweet, Sani wrote: “You want World Bank money, you don’t want World Bank assessment.”