Tinubu will soon bring down inflation – Onakpesa

The Chairman and Founder of Tinubu Media Support Group, Jesustega Onakpesa, has assured Nigerians that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration will bring down Nigeria’s soaring inflation. Onakpesa disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday. Recall that Nigeria’s headline inflation surged from 33.20 per cent in March 2024 to 22.41 per cent when Tinubu took the oath of office in May last year....CONTINUE READING THE ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

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However, Onakpesa blamed the rising inflation, especially food price hikes, on greed on the part of business owners.

“With regards to inflation, it is quite challenging for Nigerians. It is a big challenge for the citizens of the country. If not for the President’s policies, the situation would have been worse than this.

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“I can assure you all that the President will bring down inflation in the country.

“We have a big problem of unfair price hikes in the country. The inflation rise cannot be unconnected with greed”.

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Olayemi Cardoso, in a recent interview with the Financial Times, said the Monetary Policy Committee would do everything to bring down inflation.

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The development comes as Nigeria’s April inflation figure will be released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday.