Budget: VP Osinbajo presides over Economic Team Meeting

Cyril Okonkwo, Abuja


The first meeting of the Economic Management Team of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2nd term is taking place on Wednesday with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presiding.

Voice of Nigeria gathered that the theme of the meeting is ‘Next Level Agenda: Budget Issues.’

In attendance at the meeting are the ministers of finance, budget & national planning, industry, trade & investment; information and works & housing; and minister of state for petroleum.

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, among others, are also at the meeting.

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