BPE to address challenges of privatised enterprises


The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has inaugurated 4 committees to provide you with a mechanism for addressing the complexities and challenges hindering the expansion and improvement of some privatised enterprises within the nation, which had been taken over by core buyers over 10 years in the past.

BPE’s step is a calculated try to make sure that privatised entities present dividends to the citizenry according to the privatisation coverage of the federal authorities.

The privatisation company stated the committees are additionally to offer coverage makers with additional perception into the sensible realities dealing with the sectors during which the enterprises had been privatised and proffer credible options to addressing the issues.

The 4 committees are these on the housing sector (the Bricks and Clay), Mines and Metal Growth, Oil Palm and Vehicle. The fifth committee on Paper Mills had earlier been inaugurated.

Inaugurating the committees in Abuja Thursday, the BPE Director Common, Mr. Alex A. Okoh recalled that the Nationwide Council on Privatisation (NCP) at its assembly of April 12, 2018, reviewed the performances of some privatised enterprises up to now 10 years and

noticed that they occupied a strategic place within the nation’s financial system however have remained suboptimal since privatisation.

Okoh, in keeping with a press release by the company’s Head, Public Communications, Amina Tukur Othman, stated the NCP additionally took into cognisance, the necessity to resuscitate and reposition the enterprises in an effort to improve their market worth and their total contribution to the financial system.

He, due to this fact stated the NCP directed its secretariat, (the BPE) to organise an Enterprise Stakeholders/Buyers Discussion board with the target of making a platform the place the core buyers of the privatised enterprises, potential buyers and related MDAs would meet and

chart a method ahead for his or her resuscitation via partnership between the personal and public sectors; including that the target is in consonance with the Financial Restoration and Progress Plan (2017) of the federal authorities.

The DG famous that it has been the customized in BPE to have interaction stakeholders in its programme design and execution in an effort to solicit their cooperation, help and participation to the success of the privatisation programme and the Nigeria financial system.

Okoh implored members of the committees to work assiduously and submit their report inside 90 working days’ timeline.

Membership of the committees is drawn from the related sectors, ministries, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and the personal sector.