We Will Execute Nigerian Agenda For Economic Reform – Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan has said his government is resolute in executing the Nigerian agenda for economic reform in every sector.

He added that he will leave behind for Nigerians, a better Nigeria than he met it when he came to office.

The president made the statement yesterday at the launching of the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP) and the National Enterprise Development Programme (NEPED) at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa.

Jonathan said the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan and the National Enterprise Development Programme will help to fast track the attainment of the  goals of ensuring a strong economy and industrial base of the country.

“That is why we have been resolute in executing the Nigerian agenda for economic reform. Our track record in this regard is stronger every year. Just coming into office we have consolidated Nigeria’s fiscal position”, he stressed.

According to the president, ”The Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan, the National Entreprise Development Programme will also increase the  impetus for our national transformation agenda by ushering in a new era of value addition, enterprise development and industrialisation. I sincerely believe that the Nigerian economy must be developed into one of the most elements of national transformation.

“We have launched the boldest transformation of the agricultural sector and we are  well on the way to increasing Nigeria’s food production by 20 million tonnes per annum.

“We have fundamentally reorganise the power sector by privatising 11 distribution and four generating companies and bringing in private sector capital and expertise. We have upgraded faciities within the Nigerian Aviation sector to standards never seen before in this country and we have started rail services that had been dormant for over 20 years.

“Our road network have also received unprecedented attention and improvement in the last three years. It is our expectation that the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan and the National Enterprise Development Programme will be major additions to these landmarks achievements,” the president said.

“In each of these sectors we could become number one in Africa and in the top ten globally because of our competitive advantage,” the president said .

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