By Modupe Gbadeyanka
Nigeria’s former Vice President, Mr Atiku Abubakar, has predicted that the country’s economy will soon bounce back, urging Nigerians not to lose hope, but support the present administration.
Mr Atiku, in his Sallah message to Nigerians, said the country would soon start to swim in prosperity.
According to the chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it might however take some time to get there, but said there was surely light at the end of the tunnel.
Also in the message issued from his media office in Abuja, the former Nigeria’s number two citizen particularly urged Muslims in the country to learn to be their brothers’ keepers.
While congratulating them on the celebration of the festival of Eid el-Kabir celebration, Mr Atiku called for sober reflection on the situation in the country.
He called on Nigerians to continue to work hard, persevere and pray for the success of the policies and measures being put in place by the APC government of President Muhammadu Buhari to restore the nation’s economy to good health and improve the lives of the people.
Mr Atiku urged Nigerians to celebrate like other people in the world in spite of the economic situation facing the country.