Abuja - Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Sunday night said that despite the various challenges facing the country, the national economy will not collapse, Daily Post reports.
The minister, in a statement issued by her Special Adviser on Communications, Paul Nwabuikwu, said this during a chat with some journalists.
She dismissed allegations that the economy was in ruins, saying the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan had put in place solid economic legacies for the incoming government.
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The minister also advised politicians and opinion leaders not to denigrate the economy because negative and false comments on the economy could have negative impact the economy, the exchange rate, the stock market and reduce investor confidence.
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