The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has launched the Ernest Shonekan Centre for Legislative Reform and Economic Growth to strengthen collaboration between the private and public sectors, with legislative instruments serving as a means to achieve enhanced synergy.
Chairman of the NESG, Mr Niyi Yusuf, in his address at the launch of the ceremony said “The Centre will address critical issues about competitiveness and sustainability through enhanced synergy between the private and public sectors using legislative instruments.”
The Ernest Shonekan Centre for Legislative Reforms and Economic Growth, he noted, will provide a unique platform for which the three initiatives strategically position the centre to promote reforms in critical sectors of our economy.
Niyi added that “the Centre’s key objectives are achieving economic competitiveness and improving the business environment.”
The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly and Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria at the 29th Nigeria Economic Summit (NES#29), Hon. Adebi Ogundoyin, said the launch of the Centre “signifies a significant stride towards fostering essential reforms in legislation and regulations, which are pivotal in attaining economic competitiveness and enhancing the business climate.”
He said the Centre “is a testament to the acknowledgement of the critical role played by laws and regulations in shaping the economic landscape.”