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Recession Dogara urges Nigerians to persevere

Dogara said with the support of all Nigerians, life would become meaningful again.

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House of Representatives Speaker,Yakubu Dogara


Yakubu Dogora, the Speaker of the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to be patient over  the current economic challenges in the country.

Dogara made the appeal during the 20th anniversary celebration of  the creation of Gombe State in Gombe on Saturday.

He said that situation would be a thing of the past like the case in other countries that experienced similar challenges.

“Nigerians, I want to urge us to continue to persevere, we are not unmindful of economic challenges of the time,” he said.

According to him, so many people are afraid over the current challenges but it would be history.

Dogara said that, with the support of all Nigerians, life would become meaningful again.

He said Nigerian leaders would redouble efforts to ensure they delivered on time for the success of the country.

He also called on Gombe State indigenes to continue supporting the government to develop the state and the country.

Meanwhile, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, said that, administration had partnered the UN Development Programme to train 48 indigenous master trainers to train 600 youths in welding and metal fabrication, computer operation,  among others.

The governor said the government also signed an agreement  with the Bank of Industry for the disbursement of one billion Naira to 100 cooperative groups in an effort to facilitate the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

He said the benefiting enterprises were in the agriculture  and solid minerals sectors through which over 40, 000 direct jobs and 120, 000 indirect jobs had been created.

“In the same vein, the state Government has partnered with JAIZ Bank and disbursed the sum of N750 million to 2, 065 traders,” the governor said.

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