President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, is elated about the news of Nigeria moving 24 places up in the World Bank Doing Business rankings released recently.
The President stated that it is indeed a good news for the country as he congratulate Nigerians on the landmark achievements.
He further thanked the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), the National Assembly, and State Governments for playing a huge role in the achievement.
According to the Presidency, “The news that Nigeria moved 24 places up in the World Bank Doing Business rankings released today is most welcome. I’m very pleased by it. I congratulate all Nigerians on this landmark achievement, which symbolizes the success of our Ease of Doing Business Reforms. I also congratulate all Stakeholders: the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), the National Assembly, & State Govts. Our goal is to make it easy for people – Nigerians and foreigners alike – to invest and do business in Nigeria. I’m pleased by this progress. We want our people to be able to register their businesses speedily; access land & credit & obtain licenses without bureaucratic bottlenecks. We also want foreign business visitors to obtain their visas on arrival; & pass through our airports & do their businesses with ease & speed. I particularly commend PEBEC, chaired by Vice President Proffessor Osinbajo, for this job well done in improving Nigeria’s business environment. I look forward to even greater achievements that will make a difference in the lives of all Nigerians. We will not let you down.”