The Governor of Edo state,

He also said Nigeria will not be intimidated by any form of economic sabotage going on in the country.

According to him, “If things go wrong, as Karl Marx taught us, the masses will have nothing to lose. The political elite will have everything to lose. All of us must put the national interest over and above our personal interests.

“Our political frustrations cannot be an excuse to sponsor people to sabotage the economy, breaking pipelines and resorting to carrying arms to intimidate the state. The Nigerian state cannot be intimidated.”

The Governor said this while making his Independence Day speech at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin city, Edo state.

Also, President Buhari, during his Independence Day speech to Nigerians, assured them that the recession will soon be a thing of the past.