President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Nigerian private sector of
continuous collaboration to guarantee inclusive industrial growth.
The President was the Special Guest of honour at the 25th edition of the
Nigeria Economic Summit In Abuja, which focused on the theme "Nigeria In 2050:
He called for innovative and productive economic proposals from the summit,
centred on "Made- in- Nigeria" solutions that address the nation's unique
According to the President, the year 2050 will be critical for the country, as
studies reveal that the population will hit a projected estimate of 400m.
The President said the current economic policies of his administration, has
been focused on uplifting the poor and disadvantaged in the country, and
In her remarks the Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister, Mrs Zainab
Ahmed, said the Nigeria Economic Summit was a testament to a successful
partnership between the public and private sectors.
She said that the theme of the summit brought to the fore the need for radical
shifts in public finances, which include issues like taxation.
To attain sustainable and inclusive economic growth, the Minister asserted that
there must be sacrifices on the part of the citizens, government and the
Speaking further she said the output of the summit would be very critical to
the nation, and raised the following questions;