President Muhammadu Buhari in a handshake with the SGF Mr. Boss Mustapha during an audience with Founder of Dana Air the State House, Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JULY 3 2019.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aides and Ministers, to deliver on the promises made to Nigerians, on the administration’s 9 priority areas, Page 36 learnt.
Mustapha made the call on Monday, in Abuja, when he delivered his speech at the first year “Ministerial Performance Review Retreat”, organised for Ministers by the Presidency.
Recall, that the 9 priority areas, include building a thriving and sustainable economy, enhancing social inclusion, reducing poverty, enlarging agricultural output for food security and export, attaining energy sufficiency in power and petroleum products, as well as expanding transport and other infrastructural development.
Other priority areas are to expand business growth, entrepreneurship and industrialisation, expand access to quality education, affordable healthcare and productivity of Nigerians, build a system to fight corruption, improve governance and create social cohesion, and improve security for all.
Mustapha’s words: ”The Retreat is designed to prepare and sensitise cabinet members on the status of policies, programmes, and projects of government, and the road map towards the delivery of its priorities, and “Next Level Agenda” for 2019 to 2023.
“This retreat is expected to provide an opportunity for us as a government to review the First-Year report of the “Ministerial Mandates”, with respect to the commitment to deliver on the 9 priority areas of this administration.
“Specifically, at this Retreat, we will review the performance of each Minister in delivering the priority projects assigned to them upon their appointment in 2019; identify key impediments to implementation.
”And also to re-strategise on how to deliver on the priority areas moving forward, taking into cognizance key underlying factors that have affected performance and delivery.
“Your Excellencies, distinguished participants, let me quickly remind us that as the President’s Aides, our legacies will lie in how much we are able to deliver on this administration’s promises to Nigerians.”