Expert warns Nigerian Govt against under-valuing national assets


Fun seekers at National Theatre

A financial expert, Mr Boniface Okezie, has warned against under-valuing some national assets, including the National Theatre and Tafawa Balewa Square before selling them.

The Federal Government has proposed selling off some key national assets to finance the 2018 budget.

Okezie, who is also the President of the Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday.

“Having openness in the process will lead to the right investors to acquire the assets with the technical and financial power to manage the monument.

“The importance of sincerity in selling the assets cannot be over-emphasised because the citizenry are feeling that they are being short-changed by the authorities.’’

Okezie lamented that government’s assets worth billions of dollars were…

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