- 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.
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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.
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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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