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President Buhari sheds more light on digital economy and fight against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari today in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, said initiatives to drive the digital economy and fight corruption in the country should give investors a lot of comforts.

ROLL VCR….Among the initiatives mentioned by the president are e-Naira, Treasury Single Account, Bank Verification Number, and National Identification Number.

Speaking at the fifth Edition of Future Investment Initiative Summit holding in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Buhari said his regime will keep encouraging public and private initiatives that increase investments in health, education, capacity building, youth empowerment, gender equality, poverty eradication, climate change, and food security.

He urged more interest in infrastructure such as healthcare and education, which present enormous opportunities for investors in a country like Nigeria.

To further improve and reposition the economy to attract investors, the President said, e-Naira, the electronic version of national currency, which puts Nigeria on track to become the first African country to introduce a Central Bank Digital Currency was launched on October 25th, 2021.

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