President Buhari launches economic recovery plan


President Muhammadu Buhari will formally launch the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020, a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, has said.

Adesina said in the terse statement we obtained on Tuesday, April 4 that the launch of the programme follows its approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) recently.

According to him, the economic recovery and growth plan is “in furtherance of the current administration’s drive to sustain and build on the successes so far recorded in tackling corruption, improving security and re-revamping the economy.” It will be launched on Wednesday, April 5 by the president and will take place in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 11 am.

“The Medium-Term ERGP, which had earlier been approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), has amongst its broad strategic objectives, restoring sustainable, accelerated inclusive growth and development; investing in the people; and building a globally competitive economy,” he said in the statement.


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