The President of the
A statement quoted Bello to have said this when he led executives of LCCI on a visit to
"There's need to revisit some of the policies of the federal government, especially the CBN regarding the outright ban of people who were given loans and could not meet up with the repayment not because of failure on their part, but because of the challenges the nation is facing, inclusive of the insurgency in the north, and very recently, the Ebola issue. "There is need for a review of some of these policies by the CBN governor," he said.
According to him, the new CBN governor would need to go back and look at some of these policies as they affect businesses that are under one intervention fund or the other that are not able to operate now, saying they should be given some special consideration.
"Don't criminalise people that are taking loans. If you are not taking loans and you are not taking facility, you are not in business," he said.
Meanwhile, the Group Managing Director of
He said the tractor hiring arm of the conglomerate is in the process of partnering state governments to avail farmers of the opportunities in the unit and help expand their yield per hectre.
He said some of their products, including vegefresh, have already made appreciable inroads into the local and international markets.
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