Governors Endorse FG’s Plan To Shore Up Revenue Through Solid Minerals Sector
In support of the Buhari administration’s effort to diversify and deepen the nation’s revenue profile, state governors as members of the National Economic Council, NEC, have endorsed the Federal Government’s plan to increase the contribution of the solid minerals sector to the nation’s treasury.
Following a presentation to the Council today by the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Governors also approved the appointment of professional revenue consultants to achieve this goal.
NEC also supported a presentation from the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on the Ministry’s strategy to generate incremental power as a short term measure towards addressing current energy shortage in the country.
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