Rather than focus on reports described as “doomsday prophecy”, the presidency has called on HSBC Bank to turn its searchlight inwards and focus on returning the country’s funds it is accused of laundering.
This was contained in statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity).
The statement came as a response to a report by the bank which stated that a second term under President Muhammadu Buhari would negatively affect the economy.
The presidency berated the global banking giant for its alleged culpability in the “unbridled looting of state resources by leaders”.
The statement read: “The Presidency wishes to make clear to all Nigerians, and particularly the global