President Muhammadu Buhari Launches Economic Recovery And Growth Plan
President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) in Abuja on Wednesday.
The document contains strategies to bail the country out of recession and spur growth and prosperity, almost two years after the president assumed office.
Speaking at the brief ceremony that preceded the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, Buhari said that his government was determined to turn Nigeria from a consumer nation to a producing one
“We are determined to change Nigeria from a consumer nation to a producing nation”, he said.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr. Udo Udoma, in his welcome address said that the initiative was in line with the change agenda of the government to revive the ailing economy.
“This is therefore a fulfilment to re-invigorate the economy”, he said.