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Osinbajo Pays Surprise Visit, Inspects Murtala Muhammed Airport 

Acting President Osinbajo has paid a surprise visit to Murtala Muhammed International Airport [MMA] in Lagos, checked out toilets, carousels, immigration 

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has paid a surprise visit to Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.

Yemi Osinbajo surprise visit to the nation’s busiest airport comes days after approving a 60 day reform plan to ease business in the country.

According to Yemi Osinbajo’s media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo is personally checking out toilets, carousels, immigration to see things for himself.

Osinbajo’s visit is in his bid to create a conducive business environment in Nigeria.

Few days ago, the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) chaired by Osinbajo had approved a 60-day national action plan to reforms the Nigerian business environment

According to Prof. Osinbajo, “we are trying to improve the business environment in three broad respects; the entry and exit of goods; entry and exit of persons into Nigeria, and then general government transparency- transparency and efficiency in government agencies, parastatals.

“The whole idea is that we are able to provide an environment for those who want to do business in Nigeria- local businesses and of course, foreign businesses.’’

The Acting President said the participation of National Assembly’s leadership at Tuesday’s meeting was to “work together, trying to improve the business environment in Nigeria.’’

“There are pieces of legislations that we are also looking forward to seeing,” the Acting President said.

“We are working together with the National Assembly to ensure that these pieces of legislations are passed.”

He added that the expected outcome of the new plan will be noticeable in improvements in all the key areas of government that facilitate trade and commerce.

According to Acting President Osinbajo, “there are improvements which we expect to see at our ports. 

“Improvements at our airports, improvements at the seaports, improvements in immigration visas, etc.

“So there are quite a few things that we have seen and which we will continue to look at.’’

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