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Thursday, August 24, 2023

Economy: Better Days Ahead - Edun

The Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun, has assured Nigerians that better days are ahead with the implementation of the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu.

Edun spoke at the two-day retreat of the Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms  in Abuja.

According to the minister,  the president wished to create jobs, reduce poverty, control micro and macro economic policies to create stable environment to attract investors, stabilize the exchange rate and drive the economy to reduce poverty to the lowest level.

He added that though removal of  fuel subsidy has slowed down the Economy, "there are interventions put in place to cushion the pains of the reform and  correct leakages on subsidy."

Edun said that the era of  the nation’s per capital falling by 30% over the past 10 years would be a thing of the past.

He also assured that the issue of hyper inflation in the nation's economy would soon be over.

The reminded the committee members of the President's 30-day deadline to deliver something  tangible on their assignment, adding that the economy was  not growing fast as  expected.

He enjoined the committee to fast-tract its assignment as there was no time to waste.

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