President Mohammadu Buhari has pledged to remove”all impediments” that might stop any potential investor from Quatar from coming to Nigeria.
The President set to arrive in Nigeria shortly, pledged to remove “all impediments like delayed processing of permits, multiple taxation, and corrupt practices, “while discussing with senior executives of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and private businessmen in Doha, last night.
The Commander in Chief of the Nigerian Armed forces departed from Abuja, last week Tuesday on an official assignment to hold talks on the dwindling oil price with the Saudi’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
While in Saudi Arabia, President Buhari who was accorded the highest honour ever given to a leader, observed the lesser Hajj and prayed for the country in the Holy City of Mecca.
Nigeria has faced a number of challenges, from the dwindling price of oil, to the threat of Boko Haram, unemployment and corruption which the APC-led administration have given top priority.
A press statement issued today, by the Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, stated that “nobody invests without first knowing how secure a country is. That is why we have placed high premium on securing the country, because you cannot effectively manage a country you have not secured.”
It reinforced the President’s determination to “articulated plan” to create employment by “diversifying the economy” and tackling the “deficit in power, transportation, rail and road.”