President Buhari commends Nigeria’s progress in World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking


You and others have done well: Buhari seems to be saying to Vice President Yei Osinbajo over Nigeria's new ranking by World Bank.

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*As Nigeria now among top Top 10 Reformers globally

*Buhari commends Yemi Osinbajo-led PEBEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his delight over the improvement of Nigeria on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings released on Tuesday.

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The President, statement issued Tuesday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Mr. Femi Adesina, “welcomes most heartily the phenomenal improvement”.

Besides moving up 24 places in the rankings, Nigeria is also reported by the World Bank to be among the Top Ten Reformers globally.

The President, according to Mr. Femi Adesina, congratulated all Nigerians on this very significant step forward which he said symbolized the real success achieved by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council, (PEBEC), the National Assembly and State Governments in making it easy for people to register their businesses speedily, obtain licenses and approvals from government agencies without encountering unnecessary bureaucratic bottlenecks.

According to President Buhari, “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 particularly commends PEDEC chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, for a job well done, stressing that he looks forward to even greater achievements for the nation,” the statement said.

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