Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and FEC members on a visit to small scale industries in Abuja.
Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged members of the Federal Executive Council to brace up for challenges of economic recovery as the federal government cannot afford to let Nigerians down.
He gave the advice at the opening of a Cabinet Retreat on the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and the 2018 Budget preparation at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Osinbajo told the council, which comprises of ministers and other government aides, that the real work on Nigeria’s economic recovery had just begun.
We simply have to accept that there is nothing Nigerian about failure, because as we know in our personal lives, failure and success are commodities on offer to everyone all over the world.
And, every individual and every country makes a choice of which to buy and I will say on our behalf that we will choose success.
The retreat featured guest speakers, including Dr Idris Jala, a former top official of the Malaysian Government, whose lecture Osinbajo described as ”more than motivational”, which took the participants through the Malaysian experience to economic growth.
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