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President Buhari Last Week After Return From Medical Vacation

President Buhari

President Buhari has said that last week was his first week at work after his medical vacation in London- He said.

“I spent the week catching up by getting briefings, and presiding over meetings on the Economy and Security.”

“I also met with the Legislature; we are jointly committed to ensuring a smooth and speedy passage of the 2017 Budget, for the good of Nigeria.”

“In the days and weeks ahead you will hear more about the fruits of the painstaking and determined efforts of this Administration to bring true change to your lives as Nigerians.” President Buhari

MONDAY: Resumption; Handover briefing by VP Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Covered the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), the Niger Delta Dialogue, the newly-launched National Action Plan for Ease of Doing Business, newly-launched MSME Clinics, and others

TUESDAY: Briefing from Central Bank Governor, on Nigeria’s liquidity situation, external reserves, and outlook for the rest of 2017.

TUESDAY: Meeting with Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki & House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, on Budget 2017 and other issues

WEDNESDAY: Presided over weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting.

THURSDAY: Meeting with Ministers of Finance and Budget & National Planning, on the economy, Budget 2017 and liquidity issues.

THURSDAY: Meeting with State Governors who were in Abuja for the monthly National Economic Council Meeting. Approved release of 2nd Tranche of London-Paris Club Refunds to State Governments.

FRIDAY: Security Briefings to President Buhari.


Rev Francis Waive

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