Nigeria Statistics Essential For Economic Growth – Adeosun


The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Monday stated that accurate statistics was needful to fight corruption and achieve the Federal Government’s economic recovery and growth. adidas bambino stan smith Air Max 2017 Dames zwart Adeosun, represented by the Director, Home Finance, Federal Ministry of Finance, made the observation in Abuja at the inauguration of Finance Sectoral Consultative Committee on Statistics. Air Foamposite Pro She said that the committee would improve on the collection and management of government finance statistics across major ministries, departments and agencies. Adidas Ultra Boost Homme “This committee could not have come at a better time as it coincides with a period of increasing focus and demand for data and statistical information in Nigeria. NIKE FREE RN

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“It is very important to the extent that it will improve on the level of efficiency in statistical production. adidas stan smith camo This is aimed at promoting the use of best practices and international standards in the production of statistics and management. Womens Air Jordan 8 “Members of the newly inaugurated committee include DMO, FIRS, NEXIM, NDIC, CBN and AMCON,’’ she said. AIR MAX 2017 goedkoop nikes Also speaking, the Statistician-General, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr Yemi Kale, urged the Federal Ministries, Department and Agencies, MDAs, to cooperate with the committee to ensure efficiency in data collection. Air Jordan Retro 8 “These data will assist the government in economic analysis and planning. Matthew Stafford UGA Jersey It will also assist the government in the economic restructuring of the nation,’’ he said. nike air presto uomo Similarly, the Head of Economic Cooperation and Energy of the European Union, Mrs Nadia Cannata, pledged the union’s continued support to the committee’s work. Adidas Superstar Rosa Donna

Brandon LaFell She said that the EU had provided 20 million naira to Nigeria to provide technical support and build the capacity of major stakeholders to ensure improvement of statistics collection.