Nigeria’s Vice President Osinbajo Chairs National Economic Council

Nigeria’s Vice President Osinbajo Chairs National Economic Council

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo earlier today presides over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The vice president, by the provisions of Nigeria’s Constitution, is the chairman of NEC.

The NEC meeting, held monthly, deliberates on the coordination of the economic planning efforts and economic programmes of the various levels of government.

The council comprises the 36 state governors, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, minister of finance, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and other government officials and agencies whose duties hinge on the economy.

Economic Report