The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) put together by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).
This was disclosed to the State House Correspondents ,by the
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Wednesday.
Adesina, said the Steering Committee on NPRGS would be headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who will provide overall guidance for implementation adding to the council also approved implementation of the Strategy and its incorporation into the Medium Term National Development Plan 2021-2025 and the Agenda 2050.
According to him,FEC also directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to prepare a bill for submission to National Assembly, to make the implementation of the strategy sustainable as other national issues were discussed at the meeting.