Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced the opening of the First Year Ministerial Review Retreat, being conducted at the state house banquet hall in Abuja. The VP, presiding over the two-day event on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is away in Niger Republic attending the ECOWAS summit, stressed that the Nigerian people expect nothing short of dedication and commitment by all relevant persons in carrying out their responsibilities.
Those in attendance include the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, all ministers, the head of the civil service, permanent secretaries, and other top government functionaries.
The retreat is expected to create transparency on the status of the implementation of projects, policies, and programs of government, as well as provide a roadmap towards the delivery of the nine priority agenda during the first year of the second term of the President Muhammdu Buhari administration.
It will also help the participants deepen their understanding of the best practices towards ensuring effective delivery of government business in the next three years.
Former Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair is scheduled to speak at the event.