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Post-COVID-19: Buhari Plans Large Scale Installation Of Residential Solar Systems

President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to sort out Nigeria’s poor energy subject by set up a big scale of residential photo voltaic methods.

That is in accordance with a communiqué from the presidency.

In its assertion on Thursday, the presidency famous that President Buhari plans to have massive scale set up of residential photo voltaic methods, using primarily native supplies.

Based on the assertion signed by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President additionally plans to sort out Nigeria’s weak well being system by means of the institution of normal laboratories, intensive care items, and isolation centres.

The communique famous that the well being infrastructure will ultimately be recalibrated for the great of the folks, and in readiness for future emergencies.

Beneath is the total assertion from the presidency.

POST-COVID-19: WHAT PRESIDENT BUHARI IS DOING, AND WILL DO, BY PRESIDENCY

There’s international anxiousness on what the long run holds for humanity post-COVID-19, significantly in respect of the financial system, healthcare, job safety, and normal wellbeing.

Naturally, Nigerians aren’t immune from the disquietude, as they belong to the worldwide group.

Beneath is a guidelines of some measures that President Muhammadu Buhari has taken, and can additional take, to make life considerable for Nigerians. This could assuage some apprehensions:

Ø An financial workforce, headed by the Minister of Finance, Finances and Nationwide Planning has been set as much as look at the impression of COVID-19 on the financial system.

Ø Financial Sustainability Committee headed by the Vice President to outline a post-COVID-19 financial system for Nigeria.

Ø Job drive arrange on free motion of farm produce headed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Growth.

Ø Plans afoot to sort out weak well being methods and infrastructure by means of institution of normal laboratories, intensive care items, and isolation centres in all states of the Federation. The well being infrastructure will ultimately be recalibrated for the great of the folks, and in readiness for future emergencies.

Ø As long run measure, emphasis will likely be positioned on integrating native content material in confirmed researches in treatment, and manufacturing of supplies within the heath sector.

Ø A Fiscal Sustainability Plan to enrich the suite of financial and banking interventions just lately introduced by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria.

Ø A mass agricultural programme to be put in place.

Ø Main rural highway building programme.

Ø Mass housing programme.

Ø Massive scale set up of residential photo voltaic methods, using primarily native supplies.

Ø Growth of the Social Funding Programme.

Ø The 2020-2022 Medium Time period Expenditure Framework and the Finances 2020 assumptions and targets have already been revised.

Ø Time-sensitive expenditures are to be prioritized over much less important spending.

Ø Extant monetary controls are to be strengthened to detect, get rid of and sanction situations of waste, funds misappropriation and corruption.

Femi Adesina
Particular Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
Could 14, 2020

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