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Hardship: YPF Urges Nigerians To Be Patient With Tinubu



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By Abdulrofiu Agboola, Osogbo

A sociocultural group, Yoruaba Progressive Forum (YPF) has urged Nigerians to be patient with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The group also charged the people to be hopeful and prayerful, assuring them that the President would provide safety nets to protect Nigerians worst-hit by the economic reforms.

Speaking at the fourth edition of their annual Tinubu/Shettima Ramadan Lecture, held in Ede, Osun State, YPF National Coordinator, Alhaji Lateef Olalekan said though, there is severe economic quagmire in the country occasioned by fuel subsidy removal, but Nigerians need to endure as the situation would soon be a thing of the past.

“As a matter of fact, there is serious economic hardship in the country, but I want to urge Nigerian people to be patient with our president as he’s working seriously to ensure that the current untold hardship, orchestrated by the fuel subsidy removal, is mitigated within a shortest period”.

Olalekan who said that Tinubu really meant well for the country, called on the president to speed up economic policies that will ameliorate the hardship currently experienced by Nigerians at no distance time.

Speaking, the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola urged Nigerians to continue to support and pray for the president in his bid to take the country to the higher prosperity.

Represented by Hon Qamarudeen Osunagbeni, Oyetola said that the President is striving hard to revamp the nation’s economy, saying only needs Nigerians prayer.

In his lecture, Alh Sheik Taofeek Akeugbagold charged the Muslim Ummah on the fear of Allah.

Akeugbagold, noted that there is reward for anything man does in life adding that they should endeavor to be doing good.

Highlight of the event was the special prayers for the President, Nigeria and Osun state and Grand Imam of Ede land, Mas’ud Hussain Akajewole led other Islamic Clerics in the prayer.