The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has assured Nigerians not to lose hope, saying the current recession is a phase that will soon be over.
She said this on Sunday while speaking with journalists after attending the 20th anniversary of the Treasure House of God, Abeokuta.
Punch reports that the minister, who noted that God knew about this phase and would see the country through, added that Nigerians should not be despondent.
She said, “The message I have for Nigerians is a message of hope and encouragement. Yes, I believe Nigerians are going through difficult times.
“But we are very confident that by God’s grace, God that started the work would finish it to everybody’s satisfaction.
“God will turn around things for Nigeria. He knows why we are passing through this stage and I know we will overcome.”
On his part, the Founder, Treasure House of God, Pastor Adeseye Senfuye, said it had been the faithfulness of God that had sustained the church.
He advised Nigerians to imbibe the acts of charity and holiness in order to build a virile and great nation.
Dignitaries who graced the occasion were the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Ogun State, Bishop Akin Akinsanya; Pastor Tunde Amosu, and Head of Service, Ogun State, Abayomi Sobande, among others.