- President Muhammadu Buhari is to hold a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, June 11 in Aso Rock, Abuja
- The meeting will focus on the possibility of enacting policies that will facilitate a revival of the nation's economy
- The key objective is to turn the coronavirus pandemic into an economic opportunity in Nigeria
Just a day after President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the fourth Federal Executive Council (FEC) virtual meeting, an official report has it that he is to hold a meeting with his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, in Aso Rock on Thursday, June 11.
According to Laolu Akande, Osinbajo's media aide, the crucial meeting between his principal and the president is aimed at coming up with a sustainability plan that can be followed through in reviving Nigeria's economy.
On his Twitter page, Akande also disclosed that the meeting will look at the possibility of working out policies that will help the federal government turn the coronavirus pandemic in the country into a great economic opportunity, especially in the area of job creation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the fourth virtual weekly FEC meeting had kicked off at the Presidential Villa in Abuja with President Buhari physically present to preside over it.
Convened in the council chambers of the State House, the meeting had in attendance Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; National Security Adviser (NSA), General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (Rtd.); and Ibrahim Gambari, the chief of staff to the president.
Among others said to be at the meeting were the minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola; the minister of power, Saleh Mamman, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Osinbajo on Friday, April 10, met with President Buhari in Aso Villa to brief him on the progress of the Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) which he was directed to chair.
Legit.ng gathered that the vice president noted that he and the president had held several meetings and received sectoral suggestions on how to position the Nigerian economy after coronavirus pandemic.
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