ABUJA Feb 7 Nigeria is targeting economic
growth of at least 7 percent by 2020, the Ministry of Budget and
National Planning said on Tuesday, as the government seeks to
lift the country out of its first recession in 25 years.
The target for gross domestic product growth is part of a
medium-term economic recovery plan, it said in a statement.
"Our goal is to have an economy with low inflation, stable
exchange rates, and a diversified and inclusive growth,"
Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma said in
(Reporting by Camillus Eboh; Writing by Paul Carsten; Editing
by Dominic Evans)