Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the current administration is open to advice from Nigerians on how the government can improve the economy.
Osinbajo was speaking at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday where he said the government will continue to explain its policies to the people.
He said so far, ministers had gone to eight states to hold town hall meetings where they explain government’s policies.
“We are committed to a continuous engagement with our people to explain government policies, receive advice and criticism,” he said.
“Cabinet Ministers have gone round eight states so far holding town hall meetings, the most recent was yesterday in Ilorin.
“There will be more of such meetings in the other states that are yet to be visited… With complete focus on improving the economy, recession will soon be history.”
“He commended the police for being professional during Monday’s nationwide protests.
“I commend the IG and his officers for handling the protests with professionalism and respect for the rights of citizens,” he said.