A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC and one time Delta state governorship candidate of the Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA, Dr. O’Diakpo Obire, weekend, lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the recent nomination of Olawale Edun as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The nomination of Olawale Edun which was well received by majority of Nigerians as a welcome development is being being viewed in many circles as the poster boy of His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as his appointment has renewed the hope of millions of a better Nigeria as promised by PBAT.
Dr. O’Diakpo who gave this commendation on a phone interview while speaking to newsmen from Abuja, said with the impressive track record of Olawale Edun as a former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos, coupled with his extensive experience in leading financial institutions, he is undeniably the perfect fit to oversee the Finance Ministry.
Speaking further, Dr. O’Diakpo said, “Indeed, as an economist, capitalist and financial consultant, who has closely followed his professional trajectory and relationship with Mr. President, I had long concluded that he will be appointed either the CBN Governor or Minister of Finance, adding that his nomination is a significant step towards ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in Nigeria’s financial sector.
“Olawale Edun’s tenure as Commissioner for Finance in Lagos revealed his strong leadership skills and unwavering commitment to public service, and also during his time in office, he successfully implemented numerous policies that played a pivotal role in the economic development of the State.
“Edun’s diligent management of the State’s finances greatly improved revenue generation and strengthened Lagos’ financial independence, earning him widespread praise from experts and citizens alike, and this was beyond his invaluable experience as Commissioner for Finance, leadership roles in various financial institutions which exemplify his ability to handle complex financial matters.
“His expertise in navigating the intricate dynamics of the Nigerian financial system places him in a unique position to address the challenges faced by the Finance Ministry, aligning the nation’s economic policies with sustainable growth and development.
“The importance of having a minister with a comprehensive understanding of the financial landscape cannot be stressed enough. Edun’s extensive knowledge of fiscal policies, investment strategies, and budgetary allocations will enable him to make informed decisions vital to the growth of Nigeria’s economy.
“Additionally, his capabilities and unmatched experience make him the clear choice for steering the nation’s finances towards prosperity.With Edun at the helm of the Finance Ministry, Nigerians can have renewed hope and confidence in the economic future of their country. His appointment signifies President Tinubu’s preparedness for office, commitment to transparency, accountability, and good governance.
“Edun’s proven integrity and unwavering dedication to public service will undoubtedly bring stability and trust to the financial sector, prudent management of the country’s finances, enhancing investor confidence and advancing Nigeria’s economic competitiveness on the global stage.Embracing a collaborative approach, Edun has shown a track record of bringing together diverse stakeholders within the financial sector.
“His ability to foster dialogue and forge strategic partnerships will enable effective policymaking, resulting in an economic landscape conducive to sustainable growth and development.President Tinubu’s nomination of Olawale Edun as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria demonstrates a commitment to appointing qualified individuals with proven experience and track records.
“Given Edun’s pedigree as a former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos and his leadership roles in financial institutions, he stands as the ideal candidate to lead the Finance Ministry.With his expertise and vision, Edun holds the potential to positively transform Nigeria’s economic future, bringing about stability, growth, and prosperity for all citizens.O’Diakpo Obire, PhD.Economist, Capitalist, Financial Consultant.”