Finance Minister Briefs House on Economic Agenda

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Updated December 8, 2011
Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Finance Minister

Minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says reducing the country’s recurrent expenditure and developing its infrastructre is a major focus of the nation’s economic agenda.

The minister gave this outline when she appeared before the House of Representatives’ Committee on Finance.

Okonjo-Iweala also said the executive will ensure that revenues accruing to the Federal Government are not diverted.

Chairman of the Committee, Representative Abdulmumini Jibril, tasked the minister to work on ensuring that government agencies remit what they should to government coffers.