News Online reports that the Nigerian Government announced it has approved four international airports in Lagos, Kano, Abuja, and Port Harcourt as Special Economic Zones.
This was disclosed in a statement by Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika on Thursday morning.
What the Minister said
“I am very glad to announce that Mr President has Approved our four International Airports as Special Economic Zones. These are Lagos, Kano, Abuja & Port Harcourt. Our roadmap working,” he said.
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What you should know
In 2020 that Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo stated that the Federal Government is seeking to increase development into Nigeria’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ) with the aid of Foreign Direct Investments.