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COVID-19: VP, ministers, discuss economic sustainability plan


To further the work of the Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met with a group of ministers who were directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to jointly develop a comprehensive and functioning policy for the Nigerian economy following the outbreak of COVID-19.

The President had asked the Economic Sustainability Committee to support the ministers in executing the directive.According to a statement made available by the Vice President’s Media Aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo 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 in order to produce a comprehensive economic sustainability plan that will turn the current economic challenges into opportunities for the Nigerian people as envisioned by the president. 
The statement added that the ESC would also be meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council next ahead of the completion and submission of its report to the president.


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