Academy partners govt in PPP project financing

Regional Head, First City Monument Bank, Mr. Mustapha Lukman; Business Law Academy, Prof. Jonathan Fabunmi and the Executive Director, Finance and Account, Nicon Insurance Limited, Mr. Stephen Ojo, at the 2016 Nigeria Public Private Paatnership Conference in Abuja on 15/03 2016. PHOTO: NAN

Regional Head, First City Monument Bank, Mr. Mustapha Lukman; Business Law Academy, Prof. Jonathan Fabunmi and the Executive Director, Finance and Account, Nicon Insurance Limited, Mr. Stephen Ojo, at the 2016 Nigeria Public Private Paatnership Conference in Abuja on 15/03 2016. PHOTO: NAN

A leading provider of specialised, capacity building services concerned over the growing need for Nigeria to diversify her project financing requirement, which is at the moment heavily treasury- laden, Business Law Academy (BLA) set to partner with both at the Federal and state governments on the use of private sector sources to fund implementation of their yearly budgetary plans through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) strategy.

Accordingly, BLA yesterday flagged-off a two- day national infrastructural investment promotion conference and exhibition in Abuja and equally declared to fully fund for a week, a capacity building workshop for 500 officials from states charged with the responsibility of project financing on the application of Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Chairman of BLA Prof. Jonathan Fabunmi while addressing the over 140 delegates at the opening of the conference yesterday explained that the need to assist government accelerate infrastructure investment in Nigeria informed the theme of the conference as well as the BLA’s offers and made a passionate appeal on other groups to emulate BLA.



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