Prompt payment of salaries to all employees has been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a report from Vanguard, it was disclosed that, in order for the country retains value within her economy, Buhari directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected.
In reaction to this development, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has said that the global economy was facing serious problems that could lead to recession and that the government was doing everything possible to rescue the nation’s economy.
President Buhari gave the directive for the prompt payment of salaries when he met with the members of the Presidential committee to review the impact of COVID-19 on the economy at the State House Abuja.
Briefing State House correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, said the committee met with the President to brief him on the current happenings around the world due to COVID-19 and the impact on the nation’s economy.