Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President of Nigeria  has commended the international community for their assistant towards the prosperous accomplishments of the National Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP).

On Thursday vice president spoke at a virtual meeting with representatives of the international community from the United States (US), the European Union (EU), United Kingdom (UK), agencies of the United Nations (UN), World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Minister, Niyi Adebayo, a member of the Economic Sustainability Committee attended.

Osinbajo praise their allegiance to Nigeria’s reaction to the deadly virud, stating that the nation will take merit of the challenges to outcome significant changes in the critical sectors of the Nigerian economy.

He said, ”We intend to implement that as closely as possible. We hope that when we get to some of the more technical aspects and full implementation, we will then be able to work with you and see in what areas you will be in the position to assist.

”We really are working towards ensuring that we take full advantage of the crisis. There is no question at all as to our determination to ensure that we are able to quickly surmount the challenges.”

The VP state the government’s sympathy on the killing of five aid workers by Boko Haram.

UN Humanitarian Coordinator Edward Kallon said briefing between the Federal government and custodian would assist a aspire the process of the plan.

He added, “We want to support the vision of (Nigerian) government in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Economic Sustainability Plan gives us the opportunity.”

Those in attendance include, Mary Beth Leonard, US Ambassador to Nigeria; Ketil Karlsen, Head, EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS; Catriona Laing, UK High Commissioner to Nigeria (represented by John Primrose, Acting Commissioner); Chris Pycroft, Head, Department for International Development (DFID) in Nigeria; and Mohamed Yahya, Representative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria.

Also, Kurt Cornelis, Head of Cooperation, EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS; Shubham Chaudhuri, Country Director, World Bank; Jesmin Rahman, Representative and Chief of Mission, International Monetary Fund (IMF), among others were in attendance.

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