12th September, 2016
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said the that the “present circumstance” facing the nation would not last as Nigeria would sure overcome her challenges.
Tinubu, in his Sallah message further said, that the present economic Situation was not caused by the present administration,urging Muslim faithfuls in the country to pray for Nigeria.
“This spirit of sacrifice and unselfish giving that defines this celebration must guide us all in the way we relate to others and in our quest for a better society. Through sacrifice and a heart and hand of charity we can lift up many who will in turn become better tools for the socio-economic rejuvenation we so desire.
“We must see our current economic situation as a passing phase. We shall overcome. Our faith summons us to have faith but also to work so that things can get better.
“This economic predicament is not of our making or choosing. It came not by invitation. The economic downturn represents a tough challenge not lightly overcome. No one wished that such an impediment would confront us. Now, we must rise to the occasion. Our economic situation presents an opportunity for us to do something we have avoided too long.
“Nigerians deserve a better country, more empowerment, job opportunities and an overall strong economy. The current government is committed to achieving this,” Tinubu said.