The Business Support Group is an initiative of the Secretariat of the National Steering Committee of Vision 2020, which is intended to engender Private Sector support for the NV2020 process.
It is envisaged that the Business Support Group will comprise dynamic and visionary Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs of repute and distinction.
The Business Support Group will be inaugurated by Mr. President. This will expansively indicate that the NV2020 process is inclusive and that all the different sectors in the Nigerian Economy are included in the process.
The key function of the Business Support Group is to;
- Generate Publicity, public opinion and national buy-in.
- Mobilize Resources from the Private Sector
- Organize fund raising activities to support NV2020;
- Provide Technical and Financial support
The Business Support Group will have the benefit and opportunity to contribute to the development of visionary policies and ideas, in particular sectors that will propel Nigeria to achieving the NV2020 goals. Post- inauguration, the Business Support Group will brief Mr. President on progress and outcomes of its activities with particular emphasis on the views and perceptions of the private sector in the visioning process.
One of the basic objectives of the Business Support Group is to play a pivotal role in making our nation one of the Top 20 economies in the year by 2020.
Another key functions of the Vision 2020 Business Support Group is to mobilize support for Vision 2020 and ensure private sector participation in actualizing the vision,
Generate awareness on government activities and programmes aimed towards attaining the vision.
Mobilize resources from the private sector towards achieving the mandate