CBN Retains Monetary Policy For 12 Months

 

Emeiele PHOTO: businessnews.com.ng

Emeiele
PHOTO: businessnews.com.ng

THE monetary policy cCBN retains monetary policy for 12 months

The monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained MPR at 14 percent and all other parameters at their current levels.

The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele,  who addressed the press after the meeting on Tuesday, hinged the bank’s decision on the need to halt inflation while also supporting growth.

The committee lamented insecurity in the Niger Delta, in the north-east and across regions where pockets of herdsmen activities remain violent.

Emefiele said the MPC sees the slow implementation of the 2017 budget as a challenge, calling on the fiscal authorities to speed up the process in line with the economic recovery and growth plan (ERGP).mmittee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained MPR at 14 percent and all other parameters at their current levels.

The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele,  who addressed the press after the meeting on Tuesday, hinged the bank’s decision on the need to halt inflation while also supporting growth.

The committee lamented insecurity in the Niger Delta, in the north-east and across regions where pockets of herdsmen activities remain violent.

Emefiele said the MPC sees the slow implementation of the 2017 budget as a challenge, calling on the fiscal authorities to speed up the process in line with the economic recovery and growth plan (ERGP).

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