We laughed at Nigerians celebrating the seeming collapse of the Naira – VP Shettima

Shettima has assured Nigerians that the Tinubu administration is doing its best to address challenges in the power sector, he has also promised that the Naira will continue to appreciate against dollar at the forex market.

The spokesperson of the Vice-President, Stanley Nkwocha in a statement on Saturday, April 20, said Shettima stated this at a meeting with officials of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), at the President Villa, Abuja.

He said the President Tinubu-led government ended the fuel subsidy and ensured the unification of the multiple exchange rates as the former arrangement was producing billionaires overnight.

“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.

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

He recalled that the quality of leadership provided by Tinubu as Lagos State governor laid the foundation for the massive development witnessed in the state.

According to him, the administration is aware that power is absolutely essential for development.

“We are determined to ensure that we generate jobs for our youths. Honestly, the President’s obsession is to live in a place of glory, 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.

“I want to assure you that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is one of you. He understands your ecosystem. In this government, you have an ally and a friend.”

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