President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon approved the payment of payment of Paris Club refund for the payment of workers and pensioners before the end of the year, 2017.
He gave the directives to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun. the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds
The President gave the directive at a meeting he had with state governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.
According to information posted on one of the Presidencyâ€™s twitter handles, @NGRPresident, the meeting featured discussions on the nationâ€™s economy, workersâ€™ welfare as well as Federal-State relations, among others.
â€œPresident @MBuhari has directed the Ministers of @FinMinNigeria and Budget & National Planning and Governor @cenbank to commence negotiations with the Governors Forum to enable payment of outstanding Paris & London Club refunds, before the end of the year,â€ the information read.
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