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The Senate on Tuesday explained that the level of economic recession being witnessed requires sincere approach by the federal government in a manner that those who have the competence should be allowed to serve in critical sectors of the economy.

Senate Leader, Ali Ndume in his speech enjoined Senators to be focused on forward looking, noting that the phenomenon was a global one which other countries have successfully overcome.
“The economic recession was not caused by the present government, but a global one and those countries successfully came out of it,” he noted.

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu on his part, emphasised on reshuffling of the cabinet by President Buhari to enable him put competent persons I critical sectors.

Dino Melaye (APC), Kogi West Senatorial District, on his part called for outright sack of the economic team as well as some Ministers, explaining some have failed the nation.

“Mr Senate President, we have to tell ourselves the truth at this time of the day, some Minister and Buhari’s economic team have failed and they should be sacked,” he insisted.

Senator George Akume (APC), Benue South Senatorial District in his submission recalled that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo consciously saved over $60billion in Nigeria’s foreign reserve between 1999 and 2003, lamenting that that money was stolen by successive administration.

He wondered that when former Central Bank governor, Sanusi cried out that $20billion was missing, government at that time was busy countering, a situation he explained contributed to the present situation.

Shehu Sani (APC), Kaduna Central questioned sharing formula of the federal monthly allocations, saying, it make Nigeria citizens to be lazy.

According to him: “Nigeria has been in recession and what is happening is that the situation has only been aggravated as a result of laziness and corruption by past administrations.”

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  1. Real jobless and idle talks dishonarables, wasting our oil money as salary, you people should be sincere enough by first reducing your take homes by 50% as an efforts to helping this recession

  2. Non of them talk of removing some percentage of their earnings to the national coffer. at least 2m each will go a long way

  3. Change dole! Wailing Wailers! So people in critical sectors and positions in Nigeria currently?

  4. Blaming successive administrations for failure of this government will not allow us tackle the present challenge. APC should tackle the problem head on. They saw government from
    outside and thought they could rule by propagander. Now recession (worse than Boko Haram) is stirring us in the face. Solve this problem or forget 2019.


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