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Nigeria: Recession will not last - Buhari

Nigeria: Recession will not last - Buhari

Nigeria

As Nigeria celebrates the 56th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration is trying to do all it can in addressing the economic recession which has hit African largest economy.

Buhari while making a nation wide broadcast to the nation on Saturday said good government is the only way of ensuring prosperity and abundance for all.

He noted that the current recession in the country would not last adding that his government will ensure a lasting peace in the troubled Niger Delta.

A new insurgency has reared up its head in the shape of blowing up gas and oil pipelines by groups of Niger Delta Militants.

The president, however, warned that “no group can unlawfully challenge the authority of the Federal Government and succeed.

“A new insurgency has reared up its head in the shape of blowing up gas and oil pipelines by groups of Niger Delta Militants.”

He said the Federal Government had commenced dialogue with all groups and leaders in the region to achieve a lasting solution in the area.

He stated that his administration had identified the country’s salient problems and is working hard at a lasting solution.

The president reassured Nigerians that he would continue to ensure honesty and transparency in governance and stop the stealing of Nigeria’s resources.

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