The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, has said that it is conducting a mid-term review of the National Development Plan 2021-2025 to ensure it is in line with its Renewed Hope Agenda.

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Abubakar Bagudu, disclosed this while presenting his speech at the World Press Conference on the 29th National Economic Summit in Abuja on Thursday.

Bagudu said, “The Renewed Hope Agenda and eight Priority Areas of the current Administration were aimed at fast-tracking the goals of the Nigeria Agenda 2050 and the National Development Plan 2021-2025 with a double-digit growth rate and inclusive development.

“The Ministry is in the process of conducting the mid-term review of the NDP 2021-2025 with the purpose of fine-tuning the Plan and ensuring that the Renewed Hope Agenda of the current Government is incorporated into the NDP 2021-2025.

“The Ministry will welcome innovative ideas from the stakeholders at the Summit to ensure its effective integration into the NDP 2021-2025.”

He added that sustainable economic transformation and inclusion in Nigeria could be attained through innovative policies, robust workable institutions, strategic investments in infrastructure, upskilling human capital, encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, and leveraging digital technology.

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