Mr Fashola said this Sunday evening to deflect questions on his stance about the nation’s enormous and still rising debt profile.
The works minister has come under criticism for his handling of the nation’s power infrastructure.
“Debt for infrastructure is an investment in the future, and if we set out to do only what we can complete, that means we will not do anything.”
President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015 on the back of a widely parroted claim of fighting corruption.
The Nigerian information minister disregards mounting evidence of a deadly military operation to advance his agenda for censorship.