National debt grew by N3.2tn in six-month – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday after commending on the growth of the nations’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) also said that thr national debt rose from N39.6tn in December 2021 to N42.8tn in June 2022.

He said that the budget for the past year saw a deficit of N4.6tn, 63 per cent of the estimated deficit for the 2022 fiscal year and was due to the increase in interest rates