Garba Shehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari said last week was my first week at work after my vacation.
“I spent the week catching up by getting briefings, and presiding over meetings on the Economy and Security.”
“I also met with the Legislature; we are jointly committed to ensuring a smooth and speedy passage of the 2017 Budget, for the good of Nigeria.”
“In the days and weeks ahead you will hear more about the fruits of the painstaking and determined efforts of this Administration to bring true change to your lives as Nigerians.” President Buhari
MONDAY: Resumption; Handover briefing by VP Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Covered the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), the Niger Delta Dialogue, the newly-launched National Action Plan for Ease of Doing Business, newly-launched MSME Clinics, and others
TUESDAY: Briefing from Central Bank Governor, on Nigeria’s liquidity situation, external reserves, and outlook for the rest of 2017.
TUESDAY: Meeting with Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki & House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, on #Budget2017 and other issues
WEDNESDAY: Presided over weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting.
THURSDAY: Meeting with Ministers of Finance and Budget & National Planning, on the economy, #Budget2017 and liquidity issues.
THURSDAY: Meeting with State Governors who were in Abuja for the monthly National Economic Council Meeting. Approved release of 2nd Tranche of London-Paris Club Refunds to State Governments.
FRIDAY: Security Briefings