What is Buhari’s legacy as president?
Depending on who you ask, some might say that he successfully bankrupted the Nigerian economy in less than eight years. Others, however, might point to the numerous infrastructure projects he achieved over the period he was president.
One primary theme of the current administration is its focus on infrastructure. This explains why capital expenditure (capex) in the current administration (from 2015 to date) has tripled compared to other administrations in nominal terms. In real terms, however, capex has declined significantly compared to past administrations—which means that capital projects are more expensive, partly because of higher inflation rates.
Although increased capital expenditure shows the government’s willingness to improve infrastructure in the country, it doesn't paint the entire picture of whether its approach to infrastructural development was the best for