Nigerians must wake up to the reality that Nigeria is a poor country - Soludo
Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State governor

Anambra State governor, Charles Soludo has noted that Nigeria is a poor country, while encouraging Nigerians to wake up to that reality in the wake of the recent withdrawal of fuel subsidy.

The governor who commended President Bola Tinubu for his courage to end fuel subsidies, described the removal of as necessary.

Soludo spoke on Tuesday during the 9th (7th Quadrennial) Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Anambra State.

He stated that the removal had the potential to re-engineer the nation’s economy.

He said: “It’s high time the country woke up to the reality that it is a poor country and began to live within its means.

“Starting from those in leadership, there was a need to begin to live and demonstrate to the people that Nigeria is a poor country.

“The reality of the subsidy removal affected everybody, not just civil servants. The present administration’s plan to cushion the effects was all-encompassing, including immediate and medium-term efforts.”

Soludo said his government would recruit more teachers and continue to give accessible and quality education to the citizenry.


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