Lagos - The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says political leaders must stop lamenting the economic recession and find a way to get Nigeria out of the doldrums, Vanguard reports.
Oshiomhole spoke on Wednesday at the closing ceremony of the 2016 National Women Conference, organised by the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials in Lagos.
He said, “Lamentation will not bail the country out of its economic downturn; taking the right step in the right direction will do that.”
The governor, at the event attended by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and his Kebbi State counterpart, Atiku Bagudu, also urged women to be resilient and demonstrate their potential as great economists.
Oshiomhole lauded Ambode’s efforts at boosting the state’s economy, adding that improved traffic management had reduced travel time and stress for residents.
The National Assembly had passed a motion to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address the legislature on efforts being made by his administration to on the current economic recession according to News24.
- News 24