BREAKING: Buhari Approves Take-off of trillion Naira Company Infra-Co

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a Public Private Partnership styled Infrastructure company named Infra-Co with an initial seed capital of N1 Trillion.
It is envisaged that, over time, the entity will grow to N15 Trillion in assets and capital. Infra-Co will be one of the premier infrastructure finance entities in Africa and will be wholly dedicated to Nigeria’s infrastructure development.

 The entity has been developed with concept designs from the National Economic Council (NEC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria. 

 The President had asked Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to chair a Steering Committee tasked with setting up the company. 

 The initial seed capital for the entity will come from the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, and the Africa Finance Corporation. 

 The board of Infra-Co will be chaired by the Central Bank Governor and include the Managing Director of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, President of the Africa Finance Corporation, as well as representatives of the Nigerian Governors Forum, and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

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