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Osinbajo Presides Over Virtual NEC Meeting

Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Under the Nigerian Constitution, the vice president is the chairman of NEC.

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The council’s meeting is held monthly to deliberate on the coordination of the economic planning efforts and economic programmes of the various levels of government.

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Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Minister of Finance, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and other government officials whose duties hinge on the economy.

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At an emergency meeting on July 2, the council endorsed the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP).

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