RECESSION IN NIGERIA WILL SOON END

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This time 2015, people believed a change in government would ameliorate the country situation when USD was staggering at the rate of 180 naira to 1 dollar. Ask any Nigerian today, regardless of tribe and location, the story is not the same.Nigeria has been in recession 6 month after Buhari (Nigerian President) administration was installed into the government with a spike in USD rate which invariably affected prices of the general price level. People began to wonder if they had made the right choice of this new administration while many still believed this period is just a blessing in disguise.

A Professor of Economics, Ben Aigbokhan says Federal Republic Nigeria is step by step exiting recession with the growing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and slight improvement in job creation.

Aigbokhan, the President of the Nigerian Economic Society told Newsmen in Abuja on Friday, that the country was not yet out of recession, contrary to statement credited to the Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun.

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The minister had recently said that Nigeria was already out of recession to an extent. The economist said “we are moving out of recession but we are not completely out’’. “There is slight improvement in job creation and output has increased too. “When we talk of output, that is what we used for growth in GDP, it is projected to grow by one per cent. “Before it was negative, 2nd and 3rd quarter 2016. It is now projected that it will grow by one per cent and that is a sign that output is growing more than what it used to be,’’ he said. The economist emphasised that the output and the employment rate had been growing but slowly. He, however, said jobs were mostly created in the private sector because some private companies that were importing before, now produce locally. “The fact that they (some private companies) were able to conduct interview for employees is a sign that they have seen silver lying at the end of tunnel. “What it means is that they have seen a ray of hope. A few will be like that too,’’ he said. Nigeria’s economy entered recession in August 2016, after the country witnessed negative growth in the first and two quarters. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the second quarter 2016 GDP declined by -2.06 per cent. Annual inflation rose to 17.1 per cent in July 2016, from 16.5 per cent in June 2016, and food inflation rose to 15.8 per cent from 15.3

 

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