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Shettima Presides Over National Economic Council Meeting – Video

Vice President Kashim Shettima is currently chairing a crucial National Economic Council (NEC) session at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

NEC, comprising the 36 state governors, finance ministers, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, and Mele Kyari, Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), convened to deliberate on pivotal economic matters.

Established by the Nigerian Constitution, NEC operates under Section 153(1) and Paragraphs 18 & 19 of Part I of the Third Schedule.

The council’s core mandate revolves around advising the President on the nation’s economic affairs, specifically focusing on coordinating financial planning efforts among the various tiers of government.

Governors from states including Kaduna, Bauchi, Ogun, Bayelsa, Kwara, Kogi, Jigawa, and several deputy governors were in attendance.

The meeting’s agenda and outcomes remain undisclosed as at the time of this report.

Meanwhile, the attendees are expected to discuss concerted efforts to navigate and strategize on economic policies and programs for the betterment of the country.

Watch a video from the meeting below:


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