President Buhari at this time described himself as a very slow reader. The president made this description of himself throughout a joint press briefing with visiting South African president Cyril Ramaphosa.
Talking on why he’s but to signal the Continental Free Commerce Settlement (CFTA) , the president mentioned
“I am very cautious about what I signal whether or not it’s my cheque guide or agreements particularly when it entails nations and states. As your president has mentioned, we’re so populated and have so many younger unemployed residents and our industries are simply developing. So, in making an attempt to ensure employment, items and providers in our nation, now we have to watch out with agreements that can compete perhaps efficiently in opposition to our upcoming industries. I used to be offered with the doc. I am a very slow reader perhaps, as a result of I am an ex- soldier. I didn’t learn it quick sufficient earlier than my officers noticed that it was all proper for signature. I saved it on my desk. I’ll quickly signal it.”
The CFTA is an settlement which 44 African nations have aggreed to signal in order to kind a $2.5 trillion continental free-trade zone, with a view of serving to the continent “create a single continental marketplace for items and providers, with free motion of enterprise individuals and investments”.