2023 presidential election crucial to Nigeria’s economy – LCCI

2023 presidential election crucial to Nigeria’s economy – LCCI
LCCI President, Michael Olawale-Cole


The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said the forthcoming 2023 presidential polls will play a crucial role in bringing Nigeria’s economy out of the doldrums.

The President of the chamber, Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, stated this at the ‘Private sector economic forum’ organised by the LCCI on Monday.

According to him, while the chamber is non-partisan, it is however interested in the economic agenda of the candidates and their plans to make a better Nigeria in the next dispensation.

Olawale-Cole said, “The chamber is aware of the overshadowing effect of politics over economics in managing the Nigerian economy and would therefore wish to contribute to the setting of a new economic order that can take our economy from the doldrums.

“New policy directions, institutional reforms, and sound governance are critical to creating a new economic order in Nigeria.”

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