$2.9 trillion needed on infrastructure in the next 30 years


Dr Shamsudeen Usman, the Minister of National Planning, announced yesterday at a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) infrastructure conference that the country needed around $2.9 trillion spending on infrastructure development over the next 30 years.

The minister said that energy would need $900 billion, transport $800 billion, agriculture, water and mining $350 billion and ICT and Housing would require $300 billion each.

The full story can be found in the Nigerian Tribune whilst all of the presentations can be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission website.

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