Osinbajo presides over virtual NEC meeting

 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday at the Presidential , Abuja.

Under the Nigerian Constitution, the vice president is the chairman of NEC.

The council’s meeting is held monthly to deliberate coordination of the economic planning efforts and economic programmes of the various levels of government.

NEC comprises the 36 state governors, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, minister of finance, to the Government of the Federation and other government officials whose duties hinge economy.

At the last meeting on May 20, NEC declared its support for Nigeria’s effort at switch over.()