Experts set post-COVID-19 recovery agenda

As stakeholders in the nation’s economic landscape continue to recount the bitter experiences of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their operations, the gradual but steady policy measures by the federal government to re-open the economy has been eliciting reactions among experts as they set post-recovery roadmaps for operators across the broad sectors of the nation’s economy.

Reflecting on the state of the real sector and the post-pandemic strategy, the Coordinator,  Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Policy Advocacy Centre (PAC), Olawale Rasheed, told Daily Trust that the implementation of Ease of Doing Business reforms had advanced the organised private sector and canvassed the need for its consolidation through policy measures in order to grow the sector.

“We can testify that registration of business names is easier and cheaper now,” he said.

Similarly, the president of the chamber, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, projected that the real sector of the economy would benefit immensely from the AfCFTA if the government explores the advantages of the country’s population and productivity to dominate the  African market.

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