- The Lagos state House of Assembly has urged President Buhari to address Nigeria's major challenges
- Members of the House on Monday, October 5, passed a resolution under the Matter of Urgent Public Importance
- According to the Lagos lawmakers, the country's issues include poverty, unemployment, inflation, and underdevelopment
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by members of the Lagos state House of Assembly to address the major challenges Nigeria is facing.
According to Premium Times, members of the House made this known on Monday, October 5, when they passed a resolution urging the Nigerian leader to tackle underdevelopment, poverty, unemployment, and inflation.
The House of Assembly made the resolution during plenary in Lagos, under Matter of Urgent Public Importance which was moved by Noheem Adams, the deputy majority leader.
While commending Buhari, members of the National Assembly, all democrats for their roles in the development of the country over the years, the lawmakers urged the president to continue to work for the unity of Nigeria.
The speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, on his part said leaders should focus more on the problems and see where they had gone wrong.
Obasa went on to note that the focus should be how the issues of poverty, unemployment, inflation, lack of qualitative education, ethnic division will be addressed.
“We should continue to talk until we get there. We should address the issue of poverty, and inflation.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that despite the uncertainties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Buhari has expressed the confidence that the Nigerian economy would bounce back strongly.
The president on Tuesday, September 15, at the 13th annual banking and finance conference in Abuja said his administration has implemented policies that would address the challenges caused by the pandemic
Buhari, who was represented at the occasion by the minister of finance and national planning, Zainab Ahmed, stated that the government has taken measures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on key necessities.
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