The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday reassured Nigerians that the economic hardship brought about by the recession in the country will soon be over.
This was contained in a statement personally signed by Osinbajo on Tuesday.
In a statement titled: “We are committed to engagement with our people and fixing the economy,” which was personally signed by Osinbajo, he commended the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and his officers for handling the protests that took place across the country on Monday over economic hardship with professionalism and respect for the rights of citizens.
He said: “We are committed to a continuous engagement with our people to explain government policies, receive advice and criticism.
“Cabinet Ministers have gone round 8 States so far holding town hall meetings, the most recent was yesterday in Ilorin. There will be more of such meetings in the other States that are yet to be visited.
“With complete focus on improving the economy every day, the recession will soon be history.”