To Tackle Nigeria ‘s Forex Crisis, NEPC Turns To Services Sector Exports

As the Federal Government battles to save the naira from further depreciation as a result of the drop in foreign exchange earnings, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council is targeting to generate the sum of $5bn for Nigeria through the export of services to other countries by next year.

The Executive Director/Chief Executive of the NEPC, Dr Ezra Yakusak gave the figure on Wednesday in Abuja during the first National Conference on Trade-in-Services in Nigeria.

The event organized by the NEPC, was held with emphasis on Outsourcing and IT-Enabled Services in Nigeria

The NEPC Boss said it is not in doubt that services sectors are a major part of the global economy, generating more than two-thirds of the global Gross Domestic Product (GDP).