He said the new policies would focus on increasing efficiency and transparency in government operations and the blocking of leakages from revenue generating agencies.
According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President spoke after a presentation made to him on, ‘Enhancing Nigeria’s Trade and Economic Competitiveness,’ at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The statement read in part, “The President said that the new policies will be focused on increasing efficiency and transparency in government operations and the blocking of leakages from revenue generating agencies.
“President Buhari said that his administration was fully committed to closing all the loopholes in the revenue generating agencies, increasing their efficiency in trade facilitation and ensuring transparency in all government businesses so as to attract greater foreign direct investments into the country.
“The President added that the Nigeria Customs Service, Ministry of Trade and Investment, Ministry of Finance and other relevant agencies will be encouraged to adopt some of the positive ideas contained in the presentation for implementation next year.”