- September 5, 2022
- Posted by: Imo Udokang
- Category: News
Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) has for the third time been named the overall best in efficiency and transparency and the promotion of same around its free zone locations in the country by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC).
OGFZA, in a statement said PEBEC rated it 83 percent in transparency and efficiency for the first half of the year 2022.
The statement, which was signed by the authority’s Assistant General Manager, Corporate Communications, Golda Ukomadu, said OGFZA best 36 other ministries, departments and agencies in Nigeria to emerge the best.
It reads in part: “According to a 2021/2022 biannual report recently published by PEBEC, OGFZA was rated 83 percent in transparency and efficiency for the first half of the year 2022 ahead of 36 other ministries, departments and agencies in Nigeria, making it the third time the agency would be ranked tops by PEBEC in a row.
“The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) was established in July 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari to remove bureaucratic constraints to doing business in Nigeria and make the country a progressively easier place to start and grow a business towards entrenching transparency and efficiency in public service delivery.
“As a responsive government agency, OGFZA prides itself in the actualization of corporate and private economic interests and remains irredeemably committed to the qualitative compliance with the tenets of the ease of doing business as captured in the Executive Order 1 (EO1).
“It is the believe of the Senator Tijjani Y. Kaura led OGFZA, that government organisations should be driven with high level commitment to excellence, efficiency, evaluation and appreciable outcomes that are critical to productivity in the service of national interests, which captures the brand promise that OGFZA is assuring to keep.”