Nigerian leader urges efforts to pull economy out of recession


Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called on workers and employers to work together to put out the economy from the recession.

The Nigerian leader, who stated this in a message to workers on the occasion marking the 2017 May Day celebration on Tuesday, called for effective deployment of labor relations, an amalgamated approach that would be used in creating a conducive work environment that would attract foreign investment for wealth creation.

He also called for support and cooperation while adding that government was determined to restore growth, investment in people and also building a global competitive economy to its full realization.

assured workers of speedy passage of the new National Minimum Wage.

“I am happy to inform you that Government will give expeditious consideration to the proposal contained in the Technical Committee’s Report which was submitted to it on April 6, 2017,” he added.

Buhari said he was aware that the economic recession in the country has huge implication for the seamless conduct of industrial relations. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/