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Those expected at the briefing, which will be held at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja, include media practitioners, Heads of Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, representatives of States and Local Governments, Private Sector Operators and Associations, Captains of industry and Civil Society Organizations

Senator Udoma, while giving overview of the government’s plan to reflate the economy and spend out of the recession, said that government is trying to contain the militancy in the Niger Delta, which has affected oil production in the country, hoping to restore production to 2.2 million barrels a day at the end of the year

Senator Udoma, who was speaking at a meeting with the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, and his delegation from the agency’s office in New York, at the weekend in Abuja, said Nigeria has the human capacity to realize the objective but needed support and patronage to drive the process

Udoma made this known when the Regional Director of the World Health Organisation, Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti, visited him in his office.
He said: “This administration is committed to providing adequate fund for the health sector. We hope to up scale the budget for health next year compared to what is obtained in this year’s budget