Nigeria, Oct. 19 -- A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and ex-Minister of Finance, Olu Falae, is in full retirement after he recently pulled out of partisan politics. Although he is 81 years old, he speaks with passion and fervour in this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, as he relieves his contributions in public service and his views on Nigeria's economic policies.


PT: Not a few people doubt that the federal government is driving the country in the right direction economically. What is your view on the state of the economy and the policy direction?

Falae: I am sorry the government doesn't seem to have a guiding philosophy. I told you earlier that we used to have development plans and the foundation of each of...