Nigeria: President list nine key priorities of administration
Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has listed nine areas his regime would prioritise during his remaining three years in office.
The Punch reported that he listed those priority areas to include improvement of access to quality education, health care, power supply poverty reduction.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, quoted the President as saying, “In our efforts to achieve a realistic domestic and foreign policy, as well as national development, we have identified the following nine priority areas to guide our policy directions over the next few years.
“Build a thriving and sustainable economy; enhance social inclusion and reduce poverty; enlarge agricultural output for food security and export; attain energy sufficiency in power and petroleum products and expand transport and other infrastructural development.
“Expand business growth, entrepreneurship and industrialisation; expand access to quality education, affordable healthcare and productivity of Nigerians; build a system to fight corruption, improve governance and create social cohesion; and improve security for all.’’
The President said the nine priority mandates were already reflected in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, a medium-term initiative pioneered by the government to restore economic growth and development while leveraging the resourcefulness and resilience of the citizens.