The Federal Government’s capital budget would be strictly deployed to fund infrastructural projects across the country, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said.
“The Administration remains committed to infrastructure spending at the high levels of the past two years and the completion of major ongoing projects.” she said.
She reminded us of the commitment of the Administration to its programme of transformation, jobs and wealth creation across the country.
Osinbajo also said improvement in economic security was vital to Nigeria’s economic growth, human security and realisation of national defence and security requirements.
“Economic development is a springboard for improved national security because it comes with growth which enables more resources for a growing population.
“National economic development means that a country can meet its national security needs without depending on outsiders for the provision of its defence and security needs.
“Depending on food and energy imports makes a nation vulnerable to external pressure,” he said.