Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday met with some Ministers who
were directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to jointly develop a
comprehensive policy for a Nigerian Economy functioning with COVID – 19.
President Buhari had asked the Economic Sustainability Committee to support the Ministers in executing the directive.
A statement by Osinbajo’s aide, Laolu Akande said the Vice President
proceeded with the Ministers of Industry, Trade and Investment;
Communication and Digital Economy; Science and Technology;
Transportation; Aviation; Interior; Health; Works and Housing; Labour
and Employment; and Education on the work of coordinating the efforts to
produce a comprehensive Economic Sustainability Plan.
The plan will turn the current economic challenges into opportunities for the Nigerian people as envisioned by the President.
It added that the Economic Sustainability Committee will also be
meeting next week with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council ahead
of the completion and submission of its report to the President.