Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed says the Federal Government is working on operational, regulatory and legislative interventions to move the country to the top 100 in the world on ease of doing business ranking.
Zainab disclosed this at a news conference on the forthcoming 25th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja on Monday.
She explained that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had taken steps toward making the country investment friendly and competitive.
She said part of this was the establishment of the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council , to address constraints to businesses and the Executive Orders focusing on Ease of Doing Business.
According to her, this order will ensure the increasing local content that have been signed to support the diversification efforts. The Minister added that the implementation of these policies enabled Nigeria to move 24 places to 146th from 169th position on the ease of doing business ranking of the World Bank