Yemi Osinbajo who is the Vice President of Nigeria has finally listed some of the achievements which had been scored by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The Senior Advocate had also insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government had certainly done some good jobs in the last seven years.
Osinbajo had also highlighted some of the interventions in infrastructure, power, digital economy, ease of doing business and social investment, as some of the “game-changing accomplishments”.
The Professor of Law had also spoken on Monday in his presentation which had been made at the opening of the 3rd Ministerial Performance Review Retreat in Abuja.
“The power sector interventions and initiatives (Solar Naija Programme launched under the Economic Sustainability Plan; improvement in generating capacity; 266 Captive Power Plants and 16 Embedded Power Plants etc).
“The Social Investment Programme (award-winning microcredit scheme for informal traders under the Government Enterprises and Empowerment Programme, N-Power and School Feeding Programme etc).”
Osinbajo had also further pointed out digital economy innovations – rapid expansion of broadband access and digital identity – and Ease of Doing Business Reforms, including legislative and justice sector reforms.
In another related report, the Presidential Villa in Nigeria will gulp at least ₦14.8bn on Internet access, stationery, and telephone charges, among others, under the Federal Government’s planned expenditure which was captured in the 2023 budget.
In the budget which was obtained by Africa Daily News, New York, ₦67.1m was set aside for Internet access to the Villa, while stationery and computer consumables would be taking ₦79m.
A further breakdown of the budget also showed that ₦35.9m was allocated for electricity charges, telephone charges and water rates each got ₦306.2m, ₦6m, and ₦40.6m respectively.
Out of the total budget for the Villa, ₦1.6bn would be spent on personnel cost.