Mr John Fashikun, a public affairs analyst, has urged the Federal Government to learn from the COVID-19 outbreak by diversifing the nation’s economy to promote more development.
Fashikun gave the advice while speaking with newsmen on Friday in llorin.
According to him, over-dependence on oil has remained the bane of development in the country, especially at a time of pandemic.
Fashikun said the economy would record more remarkable progress through proper planning and diversification.
“If the country had planned for the rainy day, things would have been better for Nigerians during this pandemic affecting the whole world,” he said.
He urged the well to do in the society to be their brothers’ keeper by assisting the less privileged in the society.
The analyst added that no government, no matter how benevolent, ccould solve all the problems of its citizens.
Edited By: Folorunso Poroye/Mufutau Ojo) (NAN)