An extended session of the National Economic Council has just started at the Presidential Villa, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The focus is the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.
In attendance now are the Chairman, Governors’ Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari; Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi); Simon Lalong (Plateau); Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi); Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom); Dave Umahi (Ebonyi); Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); and Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna).
Others are Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); governors Godwin Obaseki (Edo); Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara); Yahaya Bello (Kogi); Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo); Adegboyega Oyetola (Osun); and Kashim Shettima (Borno).
The Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, is also present.