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GOVERNMENT BORROWS N11 TRILLION THROUGH BONDS AND TREASURY BILLS IN FOUR MONTHS

ByWeb Manager

May 4, 2024

In a recent disclosure by the Ministry of Finance, the government has revealed that it borrowed a substantial sum of N11 trillion through bonds and Treasury bills within just four months. This revelation underscores the government’s reliance on borrowing to meet its financial obligations amid economic challenges.

The borrowed funds are crucial for financing critical infrastructure projects, supporting social programs, and addressing budget deficits. However, the massive borrowing has raised concerns among economists and financial experts about the sustainability of the country’s debt profile.

With Nigeria already grappling with a high debt burden, stakeholders are closely monitoring the impact of the government’s borrowing activities on the economy and the effectiveness of measures to manage the country’s debt sustainability.

Despite assurances from the government that borrowed funds will be used judiciously and transparently, there are calls for greater accountability and oversight to ensure that funds are invested in projects that yield tangible benefits for the Nigerian people.

As the government continues its borrowing activities, the prudent management of funds will be crucial for navigating the path to sustainable development and prosperity.

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