Nigeria’s Economy In Deep Crisis —Osinbajo

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President Muhammady Buhari stressing a point to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during the economic retreat.
President Muhammady Buhari stressing a point to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during an economic retreat recently.

ACTING President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday told Nigerians protesting the severe economic hardship and hunger across the country that their message has been well received by the federal government.

Acknowledging that it fell within the purview of their fundamental human rights to demand a better economy, Osinbajo said that it also troubled the government that many Nigerians were groaning and suffering from the pangs of hunger and poverty.

Though it was not a direct address to the Protesters who took to the streets of Abuja and later tried to make inroads into the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Acting President spoke at the Consultative Forum on Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP), held at the State House.

While also admitting that the economy was in deep crisis, Osinbajo however said that the government was determined to better the lot of the citizenry.

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