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Buhari orders payment of outstanding Paris Club refund

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday directed the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to pay the outstanding Paris and London Clubs refunds before the end of 2017.

Buhari gave the directive in a meeting with state governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.

This was revealed via the Presidency’s twitter handle, @NGRPresident.

The meeting featured discussions on the nation’s economy, workers’ welfare as well as Federal-State relationship among others.

“President @MBuhari has directed the Ministers of @FinMinNigeria and Budget & National Planning and Governor @cenbank to commence negotiations with the Governors Forum to enable payment of outstanding Paris & London Club refunds, before the end of the year,” the information read.

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