Wednesday, 27 April 2016

President Buhari meets with World Bank to improve Nigeria’s economy

President Buhari meets World Bank COO Sri Indrawati
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has held talks with the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of the World Bank, Ms Sri Indrawati who is on a working visit to Nigeria.

The meeting lasted for about an hour after which she held a press conference with State House correspondents.

She said part of the discussions were challenges facing the Nigerian economy, low commodity pricing, challenge of climate change, insecurity, job creation, poverty eradication and fight against corruption.

They also discussed the need to diversify the economy away from oil as well as improvement on tax drive.

Ms Indrawati said she looks forward to Nigeria having a healthy and transparent budget that would address all the issues enumerated.

She also noted that her organisation would support in any way to deliver healthy and good governance as well as effectively support the people and the economy in the areas of infrastructure and agriculture.


Credit: Channels

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