The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, calls on Nigerians to see this current economic situation as a passing phase. Says the current economic predicament is not the making or choosing of the present administration. Urges Nigerians to join hands with this government until the clouds of recession receeds. Tinubu has urged Nigerians to join hands with this government to overcome the economic recession. The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has predicted that the country would overcome the current economic crisis.
According to the Nation, Bola Tinubu, in an Eid-el-Kabir message from his media office, called on Nigerians to see this current economic situation as a passing phase. He said: “This economic predicament is not of our making or choosing. It came not by invitation. The economic downturn represents a tough challenge not lightly overcome. No one wished that such an impediment would confront us. Now, we must rise to the occasion. Our economic situation presents an opportunity for us to do something we have avoided too long.
“The present circumstance demands that we engage in a discourse concerning the type of “post-oil era” economy we truly want and what are the ideological underpinnings and policy thrusts needed to erect this new architecture. The former Lagos state governor called for the drive to reverse the current economy crisis to begin with boosting of the agricultural sector, leading to a diversification of the economy.
He urged Nigerians to join hands with this government until the clouds of recession receeds, adding that Nigerians deserve a better country, more empowerment, job opportunities and an overall strong economy. Meanwhile, former education minister, Oby Ezekwesili, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies for the current economy recession experienced in the country. According to Vanguard, the former minister in a whatsApp message last night, September, 11, described statements by the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, that the past government was responsible for the current economic decline as incompetent lies. Ezekwesili said the truth about Nigeria’s recession is that it was caused by the Buhari’s unguided rhetoric and uncultured body language.