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COVID-19: Buhari’s economic policies took Nigeria out of recession – ITF DG, Ari



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The Director-Normal of the Industrial Coaching Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, says Nigeria recovered from the recession attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic via the laudable financial insurance policies of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Ari defined that the ITF supported Buhari’s efforts by offering requisite expertise utilizing its acquisition programmes that helped most Nigerians recuperate their sources of livelihood.

Ari disclosed this on Wednesday through the Fund’s 2020 annual efficiency overview assembly held on the ITF headquarters in Jos.

He stated, “Throughout the globe, all societies, be they developed, growing and underdeveloped, struggled to deal with the outbreak of the COVID-19.


“As a rustic, Nigeria bore the brunt of the virus greater than most, as our economic system slipped into recession for the second time in lower than 5 years. We thank God that we’ve come out of recession due to the very laudable insurance policies and steps taken by the Buhari administration.

“Whereas the recession lasted, governments, each on the Federal and State ranges, reverted to large borrowing to stabilize and maintain the economic system.”

Ari famous that ITF, as a corporation that’s reliant on the Organized Non-public Sector for sustenance, felt the pandemic’s ripple results as most of its shoppers both rationalized their workforce or closed store.

He stated that regardless of the pandemic challenges, the ITF recorded spectacular achievements in some key areas, which incorporates the implementation of some expertise acquisition programmes and the commissioning of a number of tasks.


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