Osinbajo presides over first EMT meeting 3 months after inauguration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over the first Economic Management Team meeting three months after President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office.

According to his media aide, Laolu Akande, via his verified Twitter handle, Osinbajo is presiding of the meeting themed, “Next Level Agenda: Budget issues.”

The meeting opened with a review of the 2019 budget implementation.

Present at the meeting include the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Works and Housing, Tunde Fashola, Minister of State, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clement Ike, and Minister of State, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva.

Also present were Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; Federal Inland Revenue Service chairman, Tunde Fowler;  Directors General from the Budget Office, Debt Management Office, National Bureau of Statistics and Special Advisers on Economic Matters, among others.

See tweet:

Laolu Akande@akandeoj

VP Osinbajo presiding over the first Economic Mgt Team meeting of President Buhari’s 2nd term, themed Next Level. Agenda: Budget issues. In attendance are Ministers: Finance, B&NP; Industry, Trade& Investment; Info; Works & Housing; B&NP State & Petroleum State. There’s also…21312:28 PM – Aug 28, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy

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