Friday, 30 October 2015

The Idol Called Oil

Diversification of Nigeria's economy to lead to rapid growth - Change Squad
‘'I want to be a Petroleum Engineer'’, Wale answered the counselor when asked what career he wanted to pursue. He had heard stories of ‘oil-money’, the extravagant income people pursuing careers that are actively involved in the petroleum sector earn and all of that.  He was determined to get his own share of the ‘oil money’ before the oil wells dry up.

Crude oil has become a god to the giant of Africa – Nigeria. I wonder how a giant would be solely depending on one source for survival.  Records show that exportation of Agriculture produce (majorly cash crops) contributed immensely to the country’s economy