The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, is to meet with top officials of the ministry to work out strategies for the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.
The ERGP, which was launched last month by President Muhammadu Buhari, is the government’s blueprint to take the economy out of recession and ensure inclusive growth and sustainable development.
The Special Adviser on Media to the Permanent Secretary, FMITI, Mr. Babajide Iletogun, who confirmed the development on Monday, said the meeting would enable the ministry to fine-tune its industrialisation strategies for the next three years.
He said in a statement that the meeting, which holds on Friday, would be attended by the Economic Adviser to the President, Dr. Yemi Dipeolu, and top economists such as Dr. Ayo Teriba, among others
Iletogun stated, “The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment is poised to evolve strategies towards the implementation of the objectives of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan recently launched by the Federal Government.
“The focus of the retreat is how to implement the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan through industry, trade and investment, and it will provide opportunities for the ministry to fine-tune its Strategic Plan 2017-2020, strengthen inter-agency collaboration, and support and to strengthen mutual relationship with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation for radical industrial development of Nigeria.”