Its common knowledge for decades now that if you refill lake chad via the Nile…. The region will provide employment for some 22 million people via farming and fishing. And employment will discourafe terrorrism.Its over 30 years this was suggested by international bodies. The cost keeps changing.Obasanjo saw this and tip toed away. Jonathan went as far as engaging international bodies for finance. Somewhere along the line he developed cold feet.Buhari’s team saw it and asked us to pray.
The last stable figure I saw was in 2014 and it was $16b…which means if we had started contributing say $1.5b /year since 1999…it should have been over by now. To us its cheaper to spend $1b yearly to correct BH damage…spend a fortune importing food./BA