AfCFTA and Nigeria’s N35tn Infrastructure Requirement

May 31, 2021 This Day Live 0 Comments

To place Nigeria on a firm footing for effective performance on the AfCFTA stage, her economy must post a double-digit growth or prepare the ground for it.

But to get to that point, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, said Nigeria will require about N35 trillion investments in infrastructure.

In a goodwill message he delivered last week Thursday, at a webinar on “Financing Public-Private Partnership to Boost Infrastructure Delivery in Nigeria,” organised by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) in Abuja, he said it will be difficult to support such investments using government funds alone given the paucity of government revenues. Read More.

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