Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Thursday praised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his disposition towards driving the private sector.
The group led by its Director-General, Mr. Timothy Olawale, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja said the policies initiated by the federal government has made the business environment investment friendly.
Commending the Vice President for his leadership, Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), which is chaired by the VP, and the Ease of Doing Business reforms; the NECA DG remarked that the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo was an outcome of their sterling performance in the first term.
In his remarks, the NECA DG said the organization has actively supported and championed government’s efforts at job creation, while he commended “the giant strides made by the Buhari administration in fostering an environment that is hospitable for businesses to thrive through the Ease of Doing Business initiatives.”
He said, “We specifically recognize the passion with which you (VP) have driven the relationship between government and organized businesses in the past four years through your interventions and leadership that you have provided, which have translated into the activities of PEBEC, the ERGP and the Presidential Quarterly Business Forum, which you preside over.
“We have no doubt that the solid foundation that has been laid in the first four years would be built upon and Nigeria would be better for it.”