President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, said the real impact of coming out recession will be better felt when ordinary Nigerians experience a change in their living conditions.
He said on Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, he hosted visiting President of Niger, Alhaji Mahamadou Issoufou.
Buhari told journalists that he was “very happy’’ to hear the country was finally out of recession, but the real gain should be improved conditions for Nigerians.
Responding to questions from journalists, the President said: “Certainly I should be happy for what it is worth. I am looking forward to ensuring that the ordinary Nigerian feels the impact.’’
Buhari commended all the managers of the economy for their hard work and commitment, and stressed that more work needed to be done to improve the growth rate.
“Until coming out of recession translates into meaningful improvement in peoples’ lives, our work cannot be said to be done,’’ he said.