The Minister of Finance and Co-Ordinating Minister for the Economy, Wale Edun, has said the Federal Government (FG) has no intention to borrow from any local or foreign organization with its removal of subsidy on petrol and exchange rate harmonization. Edun revealed this at the end of the inaugural Federal Executive Council meeting on Monday in Abujaon Monday, August 28. He said that the benefit of the subsidy removal would be ploughed back into various sectors aimed at boosting government revenue and improving business environment for local and foreign investment. He disclosed that with the increased revenue from subsidy removal, various palliatives have been made available to cushion its effect on a short, medium and long term basis. He reiterated the President Bola Tinubu-led administrations desire to bring back the economy from the wood it has found itself over time. Similarly, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Doris Uzoka-Anite, said investment offers were already coming up in different sectors of the economy, including oil and gas, health, solid minerals and agriculture. She said that her ministry would collaborate with relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government to achieve the presidents commitment to creation of jobs for the teeming youthful population of Nigeria. On his part, the Minister of Health, Dr Ali Pate, said that critical sections of the health value chain would be exploited to improve the economy and create jobs for Nigerians. He said that the president had directed them to be courageous and innovative in taking decisions that would benefit the country, adding that the president has already taken such moves. Pate said that the president was responsive to the need to set the economy on the path of progress with his move to remove subsidy on petrol from the first day on his inauguration. The post FG says it has no intention to borrow money appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.