PEBEC:  Shippers’ Council wins Prestigious World Bank Ease of Doing Business Ranking Award.

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PEBEC:  Shippers’ Council wins Prestigious World Bank Ease of Doing Business Ranking Award.

 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has won the prestigious World Bank 2019 Doing Business Ranking Award in recognition of its efforts in driving Presidential Enabling Environment Council (PEBEC) overall reform initiatives in the port environment.

Miss Adaora Nwonu displaying her special recognition award as the reform champion of the Council on the World Bank 2020 Doing Business Index.

The award, received by the Council, was in recognition of its contributions to the implementation of reforms within the Trading Across Border Indicator of the World Bank Doing Business which saw to Nigeria moving up to 15 places on the World Bank Doing Business Ranking 2020.

The NSC’s reform champion at PEBEC, Miss Adaora Nwonu also received a special recognition award as the reform champion of the Council on the World Bank 2020 Doing Business Index.

The Annual PEBEC Award which took place at the state House conference hall, Abuja, was hosted by  PEBEC under the Chairmanship of the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON.

Prof. Yemi Osibajo, in his address, reiterated the critical place of an enabling business environment in a nation’s ability to grow in a sustainable manner and the prosperity of its people.

He commended the awardees, urging them to keep up the good work and go the extra mile in supporting the actualization of the Federal Government reforms towards ensuring a conducive business environment.

In her welcome address, the Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business/ PEBEC Secretary, Dr. Jumoke Odumole, acknowledged the support of Ministries, Department and Agencies and private sector institutions towards  the improvement recorded by Nigeria on the World Bank Doing Business Ranking and being named among the top ten most improved economies for the second time.

She noted that there was still more work to be done to attain the target of being among the 70 by 2023 on the World Bank Doing Business ranking.

Editing by ‘Biodun Soyele

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