Buhari: Anchor West Africa Economic Integration on Sound Macroeconomic Fundamentals


Muhammadu Buhari

By Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked ministers of finance, central bank governors and other stakeholders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member states to anchor the ongoing efforts for regional integration and single currency for the West Africa sub-region on sound and sustainable macro-economic fundamentals.

Buhari noted that the sub-region had reached a delicate stage in the integration agenda, urging the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) to work, especially to strengthen macro-economic indicators and streamline convergence as well as involve the formal and informal institutional frameworks and mindset to support them in attaining the socio-economic optimum of integration.

Buhari, who spoke at the ongoing 40th meeting of the “Convergence Council of Ministers and…

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