President Bola Tinubu addressed the new ministers, emphasizing the weight of responsibility that rested upon their shoulders as the hopes and dreams of 200 million Nigerians hinged on their daily actions. During the inaugural federal executive council meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Tinubu urged the ministers to transcend their titles and offices, focusing on their daily tasks and contributions to transform the nation’s economy for the betterment of its citizens,leadership reports.

The council’s agenda included deliberations on the “Roadmap for the economy” presented by the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Olawale Edun.

President Tinubu stated his commitment to providing steadfast leadership to prevent failure and facilitate sustainable progress. He outlined his vision for a homegrown financial reengineering, efficient resource management, and an economy that genuinely benefits the Nigerian people. He expressed optimism about achieving these goals and encouraged the ministers to share this optimism, underlining that, in their service dictionary, everything should be deemed possible.

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President Tinubu also made it clear that these appointments were not temporary and stressed that his government adopted a new approach and mandate to serve Nigeria diligently, without excuses.

He emphasized the importance of the ministers’ experience, skills, intellect, and networks in navigating the current challenging times. President Tinubu asserted that his administration would not tolerate failure and insisted on robust policies that would reform the economy, ensure inclusive growth, and enhance security, which he deemed crucial for attracting investments.

At a post-FEC press briefing, Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Olawale Edun, revealed that the council acknowledged the economy was not meeting its potential. They identified eight priority areas, including economic growth, healthcare, anti-corruption efforts, food security, the rule of law, security, poverty eradication, and job creation, as areas needing immediate attention. President Tinubu charged the ministers to swiftly implement policies and programs to improve the economy and enhance the lives of Nigerians.

Professor Ali Pate, the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, stressed the importance of Nigeria’s youthful population and President Tinubu’s vision to harness their human capital. The President gave the ministers a clear mandate to act, focusing on economic growth, prosperity, poverty alleviation, and the well-being of all citizens.

In summary, President Tinubu’s address to the new ministers emphasized their significant responsibility, his commitment to strong leadership, and his vision for a transformed Nigerian economy and society. He urged the ministers to act with urgency, and he set high expectations for their performance. The ministers were tasked with prioritizing key areas and implementing practical solutions to achieve these goals.


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