DG’s Corner

January 17, 2022 DG's Corner

DG’s corner

“Last year, our assignment was basically to position BPE for the future…. which we are doing! Tackling the country’s thorny economic and infrastructure issues is a daunting and seemingly exhausting task, and the enormity of the challenges may make us to wonder why we chose this path. we must, however, tread this noble path to greatness and maximum impact”. Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Mr. Alex A. Okoh at the Bureau’s […]

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November 16, 2021 DG's Corner

DG’s corner

‘The country has only recently emerged from a recession following the hugely disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the resultant constraints in Nigeria’s fiscal space are still very much evident. Our debt stock is rising. On the other hand, our revenue is declining. This trend becomes all the more worrisome when considered against certain key economic indices. Notwithstanding this gloomy reality there is still the possibility of emerging from this dark tunnel and into […]

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July 13, 2021 DG's Corner

DG’s Corner

“The country’s fiscal space is getting increasingly constrained, as a result, government can not provide the resources required to meet all of its obligations and bridge the huge infrastructure gap, the most feasible option is to attract  private sector investments; BPE’s  current initiatives in its 2021 workplan and additional roles in the PPP space is therefore poised to impact the economy positively in the areas of infrastructure development, improved health care service delivery, power generation […]

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May 31, 2021 DG's Corner

DG’s Corner

“However, in order to unlock the requisite financing from the private sector (who would typically raise investment capital through equity, as well as long-term debt from financial institutions), it is important that Nigeria’s PPP policy framework is unambiguous and in tandem with international best practises and adher to the rules that guide issues around bankability.” Alex A. Okoh Director General

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May 24, 2021 DG's Corner

DG’s Corner

“The future lives in a very broad set of possibilities and we are faced with a full range of possible futures. But, what is our intended future? As we strive towards our preferred future, it behoves on us to articulate a clear vision that drives action for the Bureau, and to proactively put plans and structures in place to hedge against the undesirable options Taking conscious and deliberate steps devoid of the ‘impossible’, is the […]

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