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Buhari says recession will make Nigeria stronger

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said that Nigeria will emerge better and stronger from its current socio-economic situation.

Buhari stated this in a message to the 7th National Prayer Breakfast.

The President, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, said leaders in the country must strive to be a light to the people they lead.

“As leaders, we must strive to be the light of the world, we must resist talking about our current socio-economic situation with despondency.

“As for me, I have complete faith that Nigeria will emerge from this crisis strong, united, prosperous and secured.

“I believe that all these will come to fruition in the lifetime of this government, the lifetime of this executive, legislature and the judiciary,” Buhari said.

In a sermon, Rev. Abu Banko defined a politician as a model for all citizens, adding that a politician must be ready to give not steal from the nation.

According to him, a politician should also be ready to promote the general welfare of the people and help raise their standard of living.

Banko, therefore, urged all public office holders, including civil servants, lawmakers and those in the executive, to lead Nigeria to its destiny.

He prayed God to guide them steer the affairs of the nation with love, humility and sacrifice. Banko urged all Nigerians to be humble, turn away from sins and seek the face of God, so as to end current problems in the country.



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