Osinbajo presides over National Economic Council

Yemi Osinbajo
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

The Media aide of Prof Osinbajo, Laolu Akande disclosed this via his verify twitter handle @akandeoj.

He added that those present at the meeting include: Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele, state governors and some members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

He wrote: VP Osinbajo now presiding over the monthly National Economic Council, NEC, meeting with State Govs, CBN Gov & some members of the FEC. NEC is the constitutional body that advises the President on the coordination of economic affairs of the Nigerian Federation.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, September 16, replaced the Economic Management Team chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with an Economic Advisory Council.

The Economic Advisory Council has Prof Doyin Salami as the Chairman and will be reporting directly to President Buhari.

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