NEWS>> Law­mak­ers woo in­vestors into Nige­ria

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - From Mo­hammed Shosanya,Ya­haya Ibrahim,Lagos

Chair­man of the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Com­mit­tee on Lo­cal Con­tent , Hon. Em­manuel Ekon, has ap­pealed to lo­cal in­vestors to in­vest heav­ily in the econ­omy of Nige­ria, say­ing the devel­op­ment is the only mea­sure to spur the growth of the coun­try.

He spoke when he led his mem­bers on tour of the base of LADOL Oil and Gas Free Zone (LFZ) in Lagos, where he also com­mended the com­pany for its abid­ing faith in Nige­ria

“We are by this call­ing on other in­vestors to em­u­late the good ex­am­ple of LADOL and in­vest in this coun­try, not nec­es­saryly in the oil and gas in­dus­try alone”, he added.

In his remark, Ex­ec­u­tive Sec­re­tary of the Nige­rian Con­tent Devel­op­ment Mon­i­tor­ing Board, En­gi­neer Obah Pa­trick, noted that the role of his or­ga­ni­za­tion as a reg­u­la­tory agency “is not only to sup­port LADOL and other lo­gis­tics ser­vice providers in the in­dus­try, but to also en­sure that they op­er­ate within the am­bit of the

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