Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has commended Nigerians for being resilient in this prevailing harsh economic recession. Lai Mohammed gave the commendation while delivering his keynote address at the 4th Commonwealth Public Relations Congress. He added that the Change which the Buhari Administration promised was bound to come with discomforts.
He assured that with persistence on the part of the government and perseverance on the part of the people, there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel. Lai Mohammed noted that the government is investing massively in infrastructural development, especially roads, railways, power thus creating jobs in the process, as part of efforts to pull the country out of recession.
On job creation, the Minister disclosed that 200,000 of the 500,000 jobs promised under the N-Power Volunteers Programme have already been fulfilled, and that those selected will start work on December 1, 2016.