President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning to ensure that Nigerian civil servants get their salaries paid promptly.

The President gave the directive today during a meeting with members of the Presidential Committee on the review of the Impact of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on the Economy, held at the State House, Abuja.

Speaking with newsmen after the meeting, Chairman of the Committee and Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, also said the President further directed that measures to protect the poor and the vulnerable are put in place.