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Economy: I'm committed to change agenda despite recession — Buhari

By The Citizen
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As economic hardship in Nigeria bites harder, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, reminded Nigerians that he was committed to his change agenda, but that such economic change cannot be achieved on a bed of roses.

The President, who spoke in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, added that through patience and perseverance, the challenges the country was facing would become a thing of the past.

He reiterated his administration's determination to implement the change agenda through the fight against corruption.

'We are determined to implement our change agenda by curbing excessive waste in government. We shall restore integrity to governance through the fight against corruption. We are determined to deliver and rescue the country from bad governance,' he said.

This came as an avalanche of reactions trailed the National Bureau of Statistics' report which showed a negative economic growth in the first two quarters of the year, with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Party, PDP, asking Buhari to resign over the economic misfortune. - Vanguard.