The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has advised Nigerians to focus on non-oil revenue growth, tax compliance and budget transparency to drive economic development‎.

The minister gave the advice during a finance ministers’ meeting convened by the G-24 group at the ongoing IMF/World Bank spring meetings in Washington DC.

Mrs Adeosun said that Nigeria’s strategy to improve tax in 2017 was through an asset income declaration scheme to address low tax revenue collection and ensure improved compliance.