Covid-19: Buhari Plans Succour For Daily Wage Earners As Lockdown Continues

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed concern over the plight of daily wage workers due to the lockdown, and is making plans to provide succour to them.

This was disclosed earlier today by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who also serves as the Head of the Economic Sustainability Committee that was recently set up by the Presidency. He tweeted this:

“Many of our citizens are daily wage workers and the President has expressed concerns about this. We are now thinking of ways to provide succour for the period they are unable to work.”

The VP added that the Economic Sustainability Committee is also going a step ahead to think of how the economy would be stabilised after the pandemic, to alleviate long-term consequences.

“There are many concerns associated with the lockdown. We are concerned about how the economy will remain stable, how jobs can be protected and ways to create new jobs where possible.

“We believe that together, Nigeria will prevail!”

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