Much has been made of the embarrassing withdrawal by Nigeria from signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement earlier this year having initially made the commitment to sign them.
- Olabisi D. Akinkugbe
- The Conversation
Its decision was criticised by many, including myself.
But, Nigeria’s decision needs to be evaluated in the light of the reason it’s given for the delay.
The government has subsequently explained that it’s decision wasn’t a rejection of the trade accord.
Rather, it said, it…