Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House, Abuja.

The Vice President’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, dsiclosed this through his twitter handle on Thursday.

He noted that state governors, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor and some members of the Federal Executive Council were in attendance.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now presiding over the monthly National Economic Council, NEC meeting with state governor, CBN Governor and some members of the FEC.

“NEC is the constitutional body that advises the President on the coordination of economic affairs of the Nigerian federation. NEC under the leadership of Prof Osinbajo between 2015 to April 2019 passed 173 resolutions in 38 meetings.

“Some of the resolutions include the approval of $650 million seed funding as the Federal Government established Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund.

“NEC also approved Community Policing in Nigeria as well as synergy among security agencies in a bid to improve intelligence gathering and end internal security crisis which included kidnapping.

“The Council approved the National Transformation Livestock Plan (NLTP) which was launched by the Vice President in Adamawa on September 10,” he tweeted.

He also stated that the NEC under Osinbajo’s leadership approved Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) clinics to help MSME with loans, materials and to make the process of doing business easy.

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