If projection by the Presidency is anything to go by, Nigeria would by 2027 be among top 50 economies in the world.
A Senior Special Assistant to the President on Trade and Investment, Jumoke Oduwole, made this known while featuring on Wednesday’s edition of ‘Sunrise Daily’ a breakfast show on Channels Television.
“We have said that by the end of this Administration we will like to be a top hundred economy and in the next 10 years, Nigeria should be and stay within the top 50 economies in the world,” she said.
Hard work is key
While admitting that the country is currently ranked 145 in the world, she however attributed it to hard work and cooperation of the Executive and the National Assembly.
“It just shows that hard work and collaboration pays off. All the legal, tactical and things we have been pushing through or we did was in January we identified the quick one we felt we could achieve in the next few months.
“We had a 60 day National Action Plan and really a lot of government agencies who through collaboration with the National Assembly, state governments, particularly Lagos and Kano. And here you see the results,”she affirmed.