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COVID-19 Lockdown: Buhari Orders Finance Ministry To Pay Salaries

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning to pay March salaries following his motion restriction in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja.

The President gave the directive whereas assembly the COVID-19 Impression Evaluation Committee on Thursday to assessment the impact of the outbreak on the financial system.

He urged the ministry to make sure that essential infrastructures are protected and as a lot as potential.

The Minister of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning, Zainab Ahmed, briefing journalists on the end result of the assembly in Abuja stated the President additional directed that measures be put in place to guard the poor throughout this lockdown.

The President had in March arrange a particular committee to instantly look into the results of COVID 19 on the worth of oil, with a view to reviewing the crude oil benchmark of the 2020 funds.

Members of the committee embody the Minister of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of State for Petroleum Sources, Timipre Sylva, the Central Financial institution Governor, Godwin Emefiele and the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Mele Kyari.

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