Saturday, April 15, 2017 3.32PM / NESG
NESG chairman, Mr. Kyari Bukar, hinted at the 21st NESG Annual General Meeting that delayed passage of the 2016 budget and cloudy policy direction increased the level of uncertainty in the business environment; a development that negatively affected manufacturing, trade and foreign capital inflow.
Mr. Bukar however expressed confidence in the economy, year 2017 will witness GDP growth and NESG as the leading private sector think tank in Nigeria will continue to work rigorously to support government’s policy to tackle subsisting macroeconomic headwinds.
Members of NESG adopted the audited financial statement for the year ended 31st December, 2016 and, also, reappointed the present auditor of the company.
In similar vein, the appointment of three new directors to the NESG board was approved. The new directors are:
· Mr Kunle Elebute, nominee of KPMG professional services;
· Mr Kennedy Uzoka, nominee of UBA Bank Plc; and
· Mr Tony Attah, nominee of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).