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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday said Lagos would become Africa’s third largest economy in his lifetime, noting that the state government was already making it an economic hub.

He said this while speaking in Lagos at the launch of a book, “Making Africa Work,” which he co-authored with Director of Brenthurst Foundation, Dr. Greg Mills; President of NEWSEUM, Dr. Jeffrey Herbst and Major General Dickie Davis (retd).

“Even though people said I look like someone who is in the departure lounge, Lagos will become the third largest economy before I take my boarding pass,” Obasanjo said.

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