Nigeria Must Reduce Infrastructure Deficit To Boost Economy – Atiku

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said Nigeria can only shift from being a “net importer” to a “net exporter” through extensive reforms to restore investor confidence which is currently at its lowest ebb.

He further said it is regrettable that Nigeria’s core infrastructure sectors are not operating efficiently.

Atiku stated this while reacting to observations by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) to his agenda on the development of the critical infrastructure needed to unleash the full potentials of the nation’s economy.

Atiku, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Ibe, said Nigeria must increase the stock and improve the quality of its infrastructure to build it economy, adding that inadequate infrastructure has been identified as the most problematic factor for doing business in Nigeria.

The PDP candidate who stated that the reaction of NUEE was reflective of the fact that…



Source: Leadership Newspaper