Gowon (retd.), said in Kaduna on Thursday that corruption had made
governance in the country difficult. He, therefore, argued that the war
against the menace must be decisive.
corruption was responsible for the deterioration of the quality of
infrastructure, healthcare delivery among others in the country.
against corruption is a fight that we must overcome, we must win it and
win it decisively.
current economic situation facing the country was one of the most
troubling economic crisis ever.
and problems we have gone through in the past few years have helped
Nigerians to see more clearly the difference between a self-sustaining
economy and one that relies totally on a wasting asset such as oil.”
Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, who was the guest speaker at the event,
said the path to growth and prosperity “is investing in basic
infrastructure like roads, airports railways and information technology
as well as enhancing fiscal policy more than ever before.”
zonal director of the CBN in Kaduna, Alhaji Ahmed Gusau, said the
agricultural sector remained the backbone of the nation’s economy.
N23bn in the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme with active participation
across 14 states of the federation.
borrower’s programme, together with other initiatives like Commercial
Agricultural Scheme and NIRSAL are proving to be successful in several
states,” he said.
Bukola Saraki , noted that the role of the CBN in charting monetary
policy direction and its economic management role were difficult to
represented by a former governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wamako, said
that the Senate was working to create appropriate legislative
interventions to resolve the issues of obsolete regulatory and legal
frameworks in the system, reduce cost of doing business, improve
investor confidence and reduce obstacles associated with doing business