- President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the convocation of a national economic conference
- The information is yet to be confirmed by the authorities
President Muhammadu Buhari convenes an emergency economic conference to address the continuous decline in the Nigerian economy.
The conference is designed to confront the economic challenges and find solutions to the existing problems.
Unconfirmed information is coming from an anonymous top government official who shared it with a group of journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Punch reports.
It was only last week when Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, urged the president to convene an economic conference.
He said: "I agree with those who say the economy is bad. It is obvious and it is so bad. I think the Presidency should call an emergency economic conference where experts will be enlightened.
We really need an emergency economic conference, bringing experts together to march the nation forward. I think the economy is not encouraging. Quite frankly, I think most economists will agree with this."
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