N350trn needed to secure Nigeria’s future – FG

The Federal Government has stated that about N350 trillion would be needed to secure Nigeria’s future in line with the National Development Plan (2021-2025).

According to the government, the NDP would ease constraints hindering the economy from attaining its full potential, particularly in the product-mapping space as it will expunge obstacles to businesses.

Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who spoke during a special TV forum that examined binding constraints to the implementation of NDP, 2021-2025 recently in Abuja said the government would work to ensure it meets the target.

The meeting was attended by the Special Adviser to the President on Finance and the Economy, Dr. Sarah Alade; Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba and Permanent Secretary, Nebeolisa Anako.

The TV forum also featured the Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business, Dr. Jumoke Oduwole; the Acting Director of, the Macro-Economic Analysis Department, Felix Amaechi Okonkwo and an Economist, Dayo Alao. Speaking at the occasion, Okonkwo said the NDP would be driven by the private sector with N300 trillion investment.

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