Nigerian Economic Summit Expands Public sector membership

The Nigerian Economic Summit has expanded its public sector membership to 12, ahead of the 2015 summit.

The Executive Secretary of the National Planning Commission, Bassey Akpanyung, told a news conference in Abuja today that the inclusion of the government agencies was made to deepen the success of the 2015 Nigerian Economic Summit.

He said that Departments and Ministries such as the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Nigeria Governors Forum Secretariat and the office of the Inspector General of Police have been included in the summit.

Others are the National Planning Commission, the office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President, the office of the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President, the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Office of the Civil Service of the Federation among others.

The Nigerian Economic Summit is an annual event that has pulled experts together since its inauguration in 1993 with an objective to provide a platform for public and private sectors dialogue toward finding solutions to national economic issues.



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