Osinbajo represented President Buhari, who could not make the invitation due to scheduling challenges.
The President’s speech was read to Lagosians at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
Buhari said “We are aware of the difficulties Nigerians are going through but the future is certain, abundance and prosperity are assured. A lot of readjustment will be done.
“Our country has gone through many pains but we are determined to make the correction. We are on the path of recovery.
“To ameliorate the pains, N500 billion social investment is being earmarked in 2016 budget. This is to provide 500,000 direct employment for graduates and 370,000 for non-graduates through vocational training, while FG will give micro-credit facilities to market women using various associations across the country.”
Vice-President Osinbajo represented President Buhari who could not make the invitation due to scheduling challenges.
Osinabjo also announced that the pump price of fuel will fall in some months time.