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Patronise locally-produced goods, services, CBN urges Nigerians

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has encouraged the citizens to patronise made in Nigeria products and services to boost the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

The Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr. Osita Nwasinobi, made the call yesterday at a sensitisation campaign themed, ‘Promoting Financial Stability and Economic Development’ held simultaneously in Bayelsa and Rivers states.

Participants at the forum were drawn from manufacturing, trading, farming, financial, artisan, National Youth Service Corps and student- groups.

According to Nwasinobi, the nation’s economy had in the last 15 years experienced some challenges which included recession twice, drop in the production level of crude oil, oil theft, terrorism and insecurity which had all impacted negatively on the economy.

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