Shettima optimistic on sustained Naira appreciation

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Vice President Kashim Shettima says he is optimistic that the Naira would continue to appreciate against the Dollar.

This is contained in a statement by the vice president’s Spokesperson,
Mr Stanley Nkwocha, on Saturday.

Nkwocha said the vice president made this known at a meeting with officials of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Abuja.

He said while the Naira weakened against the dollar at some point, it had appreciated greatly owing to the developmental policies of government.

He said,”“Asiwaju knows the game, and truly the Naira is gaining and the difference will drop further.

“Naira went haywire and some people were celebrating but inwardly we were laughing at them because we knew that we have the leadership to reverse the trend.”

He assured that that President Bola Tinubu understand the challenges faced by Nigerians and was working assiduously to bring succour.

“He understands your ecosystem. In this government, you have an ally and a friend.

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“We are determined to ensure that we generate jobs for our youths.

“The President’s obsession is to transform this country to a higher pedestal.

“He wants to leave a legacy, one of qualitative leadership because the hope of the black man, the hope of Africa rests with Nigeria.”

The President of LCCI, Gabriel Idahosa, called for measures to enhance investment.

He called for interventions like interest rate subsidies like agriculture, manufacturing and power technology among others.




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