Despite widespread cries in the land, state governors in the country have said they have confidence in the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and her counterpart in charge of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma.
The governors, who spoke on Thursday in Abuja, after a meeting of the National Economic Council, NEC, meeting, said Adeosun and Udoma were not responsible for the current recession in the country.
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It would be recalled that the deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and some other members of the National Assembly had called for the sack of Adeosun and Udoma, saying both minister do not what to do to get the country out of the current economic challenges.
The meeting was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
According to the governors, the two ministers deserve commendation for their hardwork in reviving the ailing economy brought about by falling oil prices.
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