March 1, 2021

Agenda for Sustainable Economic Transformation Post-COVID-19 in Nigeria

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a debilitating effect on the Nigerian economy. Specifically, the combination of lockdown measures and the global slowdown of economic activities led to the contraction of Nigeria’s GDP by 6.1% in the second quarter of 2020, thus inducing the country’s second recession within five years . Nevertheless, it is noteworthy that the pandemic occurred amid prevailing economic vulnerabilities.

This policy brief examines the pre-existing economic vulnerabilities, evaluates the Nigerian government’s responses to the pandemic with regards to achieving a green and more diversified economy, and develops a new agenda and strategies for sustainable growth and economic transformation.

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