The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has said the Federal Government’s National Development Plan for the year 2020-2025 can help accelerate the numerous various regional and global agendas of the government, Daily Times gathered. He stated that the nation is on course for an economic recovery.
Agba said his ministry is developing a plan that would enable Nigeria to attain targets including the African Union 2063 agenda, the ECOWAS Integration Agenda, and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030.
According to him, the plan will be implemented from January 2021 after the expiration of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan in December.
This information was disclosed by the minister in Abuja on Sunday through the ministry’s Director of Information, Victoria Agba-Attah.
The statement was titled ‘Successor development plan to accelerate attainment of AU Agenda 2063, SDGs 2030′.
Agba had recently given a progress report on the activities of the Technical Working Groups on the development of the National Development Plan 2020-2025.
The budget minister was quoted in the statement issued on Sunday as saying, “In line with this thinking, the TWGs are already incorporating and applying the concept of futurology in their work.
“We expect that the final document will not only postulate possible and probable futures for the citizens of Nigeria but also come up with measures for the creation of the future we desire.”
The minister explained that the government’s policies in the outgoing decade had been predicated on the Nigeria Vision 20:20 being implemented through the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017-2020.