READOUT: Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo’s Meeting with Minister of Finance Wale Edun of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

WASHINGTON – On Friday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo met with Nigerian Minister of Finance Wale Edun on the sidelines of the IMF-World Bank Spring meetings. Deputy Secretary Adeyemo commended Minister Edun for Nigeria’s important reforms to advance market-oriented economic policies and address inflation. The Deputy Secretary also welcomed Nigeria’s engagement with the World Bank, including support for social safety nets and fiscal reforms.

The Deputy Secretary asked Minister Edun for an update on Nigeria’s efforts to combat terrorist financing and money laundering and encouraged Nigeria to maintain steady progress in undertaking the necessary reforms to tackle illicit finance and corruption.



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