ACFTA,PATH WAY TO REVIVING AFRICAN ECONOMY.
Stakeholders and business experts converged on Abuja on Monday at the maiden edition of African economic congress.
The purpose of the gathering is to integrate the African continent to part of economic growth,
At the forum, special economic adviser to President, Adeyemi Dipeolu explains that the African continental free trade agreement will help push and integrate the African continent toward economic growth.
Similarly, it will favor the small and medium scale enterprise, which is responsible for more than 80% of African employment.
At the congress, Apex Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele in his speech enjoined Africans to urgently seek ways to revive its economy as it is in the face of a slowdown.
Senator Shehu Sanni, human rights activist in his remark said if a country like Nigeria wants to benefit from a continental free trade, her borders should not be closed.
He further tasked signatories to the treaties of ACFTA to ensure the implementation of the agreement.
The three-day forum is expected to bring out workable solutions to the African economic problem.