Poor infrastructure, lack of synergy hamper effectiveness of FTZ

The challenges, including infrastructure deficit,  limiting the effectiveness of Free Trade Zones in Nigeria have attracted the attention of industry experts and stakeholders who have urged government to take action.

They expressed concern over the situation at a workshop on the promotion and development of FTZs across Nigeria held in Abuja, tagged “ “Creating awareness on the activities of the Free Zones in order to stimulate investment in the sub-sector”.

“Lack of synergy between Government Agencies, ignorance of the activities of these regulatory Agencies by stakeholders and inadequate infrastructural facilities amongst others,” they itemised in a communiqué as other challenges.


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