President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the National Economic Council at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.
He charged the council in his inaugural address, to focus on security, agriculture, health, and economic development.
President Buhari asked Governors to rally the Local Government Chairmen in their states, to work towards improving education, and ensure that the next four years should focus on improving Internally Generated Revenue, Value Added Tax, and Agricultural Output.
In attendance were the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, state Governors and their deputies.
Others present include, Secretary to the Government of
the Federation, Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno,
Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.