Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has put out the fears of many Nigerians with his statement as the country continues to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
Osinbajo, on Saturday said contrary to reports, Nigeria economy will come out of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vice President stated this during his interaction at the 2020 edition of ‘The Platform’, themed “Nigeria’s battle against COVID-19.”
According to him, this trying time had offered significant opportunities for Nigeria to turn things around.
“Nigeria will get through this much stronger economically and much stronger as a people because of our resilience.
“There are a lot of challenges but they offer significant opportunities for us to turn things around.
“I am very confident that Nigerians, with our resilience, our strength and our innovation, we will go through this in great shape,” he said.
As of Saturday, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, recorded 17 deaths bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 85 with 385 discharged.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is now 2388 in the country.
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