Osinbajo receives World Bank report on Ease of Doing Business

Osinbajo receives World Bank report on Ease  of Doing Business
November 08 20:38 2017 Print This Article

By Ahmed Idris

The World Bank Country Director, Rachid Benmessaoud, has presented the Report on 2018 Ease of Doing Business to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Osinbajo also held a closed-door meeting with the World Bank Chief after receiving the report in his office on Wednesday.

The World Bank, had on Oct. 31, ranked Nigeria 145th out of 190 countries in the Ease of Doing Business index for 2018.

The World Bank stated this in its just released Ease of Doing Business report titled, “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to create jobs”.

The report indicated that Nigeria had moved up by 24 points from 169th position on the 2017 ranking and also 170th position on the 2016 ranking to 145 in the World Bank’s 2018 report.

According to the World Bank, Nigeria alongside El Salvador, India, Malawi, Brunei Darussalam, Kosovo, Uzbekistan, Thailand, Zambia and Djibouti are the top 10 improved countries worldwide, after carrying out numerous reforms to improve their business environments.