Buhari lists post COVID-19 economic recovery strategies


Buhari lists post COVID-19 economic recovery strategies

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced several intervention measures geared towards ensuring that Nigerians are not hit hard by the effect of the Coronavirus disease on the economy.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said in a statement on Thursday, said that the country is not immune to the ravaging impact of the pandemic across the globe since the need for government to take proactive measures.

Adesina said an economic team, headed by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning has already been set up to examine the impact of COVID-19 on the economy with the view to making life meaningful to the populace now and after things return to normalcy.

The statement titled, “COVID-19: What President Buhari is doing, and will do,” stated that there are plans afoot to tackle weak health systems and infrastructure through the establishment of standard laboratories, intensive care units, and isolation…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper