Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Tuesday that the Federal Government is committed to bringing desirable change to the country. Osinbajo spoke at a town hall meeting and policy dialogue for good governance organised by the Alumni Association of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (AANI) and Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that theme of the workshop was: “Towards Effective Implementation of the 2016 Budget.’’
The vice president, who was represented by the Special Adviser on Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Sipeolu, said the priorities of government are security – tackling of corruption, improved economy and well-being of the citizens. He said the government has adopted strategic implementation plan for the 2016 budget with 34 priority actions across six intervention areas. Osinbajo added that the intervention areas included the diversification of the economy, power, rail and roads, oil and gas, ease of doing business for investors and security.