‘‘This should be done in collaboration with the Central Delivery Coordinating Unit,’’ he said.
While underscoring the need for synergy between the fiscal and monetary authorities, the president assured Nigerians that his administration would continue to implement fiscal measures to improve domestic revenues.
He added that the Federal Government would continue to mobilise external funding support to build a more resilient economy.
The president pledged that issues around expanding access to quality education, affordable healthcare and productivity of Nigerians would be given priority attention within the period of this administration.
“We will sustain all ongoing efforts in rebuilding our health system through targeted investment in the health sector, especially our vaccination drive to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
This administration remains committed to providing the education and training required for employment and entrepreneurship, particularly using technology to impact the relevant skills on our youths.
“Our Social Investment Programmes will be sustained in the coming years.
“We will continue to reach out to the poorest and most vulnerable households through the National Cash Transfer Programme and other initiatives of government,’’ he said.
According to the president, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has been directed to come up with a legislative framework for social protection that also guarantees its funding stream.
He added that in view of the critical role of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in economic growth and development, efforts would be geared towards removing all bottlenecks that militate against access to government support schemes by SMEs.
“Government will adopt a holistic approach to industrialisation that is aligned with Nigeria’s aspirations and requirements, working closely with key stakeholders in the private sector.
“We will continue to support SMEs in view of their multiplier effect on the economy,” he said.
The president also directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning to ensure all relevant MDAs to complete all processes needed for effective take-off of the National Single Window platform by first quarter of 2022.
The president, who also spoke on the administration’s determination to build systems to fight corruption and improve governance, said: “We will continue to address the issues that foster corruption and impair transparency in the management of public resources.
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“Efforts will be geared towards improving coordination and synergy between anti-corruption agencies.’’
On infrastructure, the president promised that the Federal Government would prioritise funding and ensure that all high priority ongoing infrastructure projects are completed before the end of this administration.
He announced that the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund would continue to support the delivery of legacy infrastructure projects across the country.
On his assessment of the retreat, the President said:
‘‘I am confident that the lessons we have learned in the last two years of implementing our policies, programmes and projects will serve as the needed tool to propel every Ministry to remain committed, towards the achievement of our developmental objectives.”
He commended the SGF, Boss Mustapha, and his team for successfully organising the retreat, as well as the resource persons that added immense value to the process.
The Nine Priority areas set out by the administration include building a thriving and sustainable economy, enhancing social inclusion and poverty reduction; enlarging agricultural output for food security and export as well as attaining energy sufficiency in power and petroleum products.
Others are expanding transport and other infrastructural development, business growth, entrepreneurship and industrialisation; access to quality education, affordable healthcare and productivity of Nigerians.
The administration has also prioritised building a system to fight corruption, improve governance and create social cohesion as well as security for all.