Published on Oct 31, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with what he called “the phenomenal improvement of Nigeria” on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings.
The President said the the rankings which were released today, Tuesday, moved up Nigeria to 24 places in the rankings, and also placed Nigeria among the Top Ten Reformers globally.
A statement by the Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina said that Buhari congratulated all Nigerians on this very significant step forward.
He said that it symbolizes the real success achieved by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, (PEBEC), the National Assembly and State Governments.
According to him, such bodies have contributed immensely in making it easy for people to register their businesses speedily, obtain licenses and approvals from government agencies without encountering unnecessary bureaucratic bottlenecks.
President Buhari said: “it also reflects our efforts to make it easy for foreign business visitors to obtain visa on arrival, pass through our airports and do their businesses with ease and speed.”
He commended PEDEC, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, for a job well done, even as he said that he looks forward to even greater achievements for the nation.
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