Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday gave a breakdown of his activities from April till date.
Osinbajo disclosed that he has been chairing meetings and activities aimed at boosting Nigeria’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
He gave the insight in a bid to further douse tension over his whereabouts in the wake of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
Recall that Laolu Akande, his spokesman, had yesterday disclosed that the Vice President had been attending to official matters on how to improve Nigeria’s economy.
In a follow-up chat with 247 NGNEWS by Osinabjo’s spokesperson, Akande Laolu, he insisted that the Vice President has been chairing several Economic Council Committee meetings in the past one month.
According to the chat:
“April 1, Osinbajo chaired the Economic Council Special Committee on COVID-19.
“April 2, inaugurated the Economic Sustainability Committee.
“April 8, presided over the 2nd Economic sustainability committee meeting.
“April 10, updated President Buhari on the progress of the Economic Sustainability Committee.
“April 16, chaired 3rd Economic Sustainability Committee meeting.
“April 21, Met with IMF and World Bank representatives regarding FG’s Post COVID-19 economic stimulus.
“April 21, held teleconference meeting with the US Ambassador in Nigeria, the deputy ambassador and representatives of the US Centre for Disease Control.
“April 22, held a video conference meeting with 9 governors across the six geopolitical zones regarding coordinated plans of FG and state govt on COVID-19.
“April 23, chaired the 4th Economic sustainability committee meeting.
“April 23, chaired the 4th economic sustainability committee meeting.
“April 29, featured in a virtual conference themed, “This isn’t the Wet-How Africa’s informal sector reacts to COVID-19.”
“April 30, chaired the 5th economic sustainability committee meeting with members of the presidential economic advisory council co-chaired by Prof.Doyin Salami.
“May 2, participated in a virtual conference with Pastor Oyemade at the 2020 edition of the Platform Nigeria.
“May 7, chaired the meeting of the presidential Power sector reform work group.”