The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) came first in the 2021/2022 Executive Order 001 (EO1) Compliance Report recently released by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC).

This is stated in a statement signed by Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, Special Adviser to the President, Ease of Doing Business/PEBEC Secretary.

According to the statement, the top five performing MDAs in the period were the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), which came out on top with 81.48%; Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) (2nd, 77.38 percent); Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) (3rd, 75.80%); Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) (4th, 69.04 percent); and Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) (5th, 68.37 percent).

Oduwole noted that the report aims to monitor continued compliance with the Executive Order on the Promotion of Transparency and Efficiency in the Nigerian Business Environment and to routinely document the impact of the PEBEC reform agenda.

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“On May 18, 2017, the administration issued its first Executive Order, Executive Order 001 (EO1) on transparency and efficiency in the business environment. The decision aims to strengthen the implementation of business environment reforms and deepen cooperation between ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) by introducing a systemic change management process for reforms.

“EO1 instructs MDAs to submit monthly reports to the PEBEC Secretariat, the offices of the Federation Head of Service (HOS), the Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF) and SERVICOM,” it reads. the explanation.

She stressed that PEBEC had consistently published an EO1 compliance report over the past five years, which includes an empirical analysis of the monthly reports submitted by MDAs.

“An MDA’s overall EO1 performance score combines efficiency and transparency measures scores in a ratio of 70 percent and 30 percent, respectively.

“Efficiency measures an MDA’s compliance with service delivery timelines, as well as compliance with the EO1’s Default Approval and One Government guidelines.

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“While transparency is measured by the existence of an updated website, an interactive online service portal, a detailed content of services, timelines, costs, legal requirements, and customer service contact information,” she explains.

She further emphasized that the results of the report demonstrate the need to deepen EO1 compliance across all MDAs, as stronger implementation of the Order will transform the Nigerian business environment by having a significant and measurable impact.

The PEBEC was established in July 2016 by President Muhammadu Buhari to remove critical bottlenecks and bureaucratic constraints in doing business in Nigeria. His Excellency the Vice President, Professor Osinbajo SANGCON, presides over the Council.

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Executive Order 001: NCDMB emerges first as PEBEC releases compliance report

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