Nigerians Look to Surprise Treasurer to Fix Battered Economy

  • Adeosun must find ways of plugging gap in record 2016 budget
  • Finance minister plans to aggressively cut government costs

Finance minister Kemi Adeosun with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.

Photographer: AFP/Getty Images

Kemi Adeosun spent most of the past four years clamping down on corruption and turning around the finances of Ogun, a Nigerian state of five million people.

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