Review of 2020 budget, not intended to introduce austerity measures, says Agba

Agba, 2020 Budget, Economy, Austerity Measures, Nigerias

The revision of the 2020 budget by the Federal Government was not intended to impose austerity measures on Nigerians, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, has assured. Agba said that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was looking at measures that would make economic recovery faster, in the aftermath of the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic and the looming global recession. He said the major concern of government was how to ensure the retention of existing jobs and creation of new ones, adding that “we…

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