By Lucy Osuizigbo
The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa on Friday commended the patience and perseverance of Nigerians in spite of the economic hardship in the country.
Obasa in his independence message assured Nigerians that with the efforts being put in place by the present government at state and federal levels, the recession would soon be a thing of the past.
He urged the people to continue to support and cooperate with the government since the task of improving the country was a joint effort involving the government and the people.
“The Independence Day celebration brings hope to Nigerians because the present government is on top of its game and is determined to bring Nigeria out of its present state.
“It is an open secret that there is economic recession in the country and I salute the perseverance and patience of our people.
“We should, however, take solace in the fact that the government of the day knows what to do and is capable of lifting Nigeria out of recession.
“I want to call on Nigerians not to relent in their support for the government at all levels because all hands must be on deck for us to restore the economy and heal our polity, ” he said.
Obasa implored Nigerians to remain steadfast and hold the dream of the nation at heart, assuring that the country would remain one united entity and be great again. (NAN)