The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Monday reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to revamp the economy for the betterment of Nigerians.
Osinbajo said the focus of the administration is to quickly revamp the economy and rebuild the country by galvanising collective energy towards a common purpose.
He said the new focus calls for a paradigm shift.
The Vice President said this at the opening ceremony of Scenario Planning for National Change Workshop, organised by the National Institute for Policy a d Strategic Studies, NIPSS, in collaboration with Reos South Africa.
Osinbajo, who was represented by the Head of Service, Mr. Danladi Kifasi, said the focus would involve a shift in both things the country is doing and the way they are being done, adding that it would require a massive change of mindset and a new way of engaging for the future.
He said with the important aspect of the society fractured, it can only find its way to work together through scenario planning to chart a common course, adding that scenario is one of the tools that can bring different people together and make the reason together for common goal.
According to him, scenario planning uses the stories of what could happen in the future with diverse stakeholders to decide together how they want to influence the future.
It refers to a variety of quantitative and qualitative analysis used to project the future pathways or back casts from a preferred end point. National Institute to champion the project and as well integrate the initiative into national planning and strategy development processes.