Nige­ria in­vest­ment Road Show holds in Lon­don

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS - By Si­mon Echewo­fun Sun­day

A five-day road show for Nige­ria trade and in­vest­ment has started in Lon­don.

The road show, or­gan­ised by the Nige­ria In­vest­ment Pro­mo­tion Com­mis­sion (NIPC) in part­ner­ship with the United King­dom Trade and In­vest­ment (UKTI) and Price-wa­ter Cooper (PwC), started yes­ter­day and would end on Fri­day, July 15, 2016, the Bri­tish High Com­mis­sion said yes­ter­day.

A state­ment is­sued by the High Com­mis­sion’s press and pub­lic af­fairs of­fi­cer, Mr Joe Abuku, in Abuja, said that the event was or­ga­nized for a se­lect group of key of­fi­cials from the fed­eral and state gov­ern­ments to high­light busi­ness op­por­tu­ni­ties in the en­ergy, agri­cul­ture, trans­port, solid min­er­als, ICT and in­fra­struc­ture sec­tors to UK in­vestors, key UK gov­ern­ment agen­cies (UK Ex­port Fi­nance, In­fra­struc­ture and Projects Au­thor­ity) and mul­ti­pli­ers.

The UKTI is the Bri­tish gov­ern­ment depart­ment that helps UK-based com­pa­nies of all sizes to grow and be­come more prof­itable by ex­port­ing their prod­ucts and ser­vices.

The ses­sion fea­tured keynote speeches from the Nige­rian Min­is­ter of Trade and In­vest­ment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, and the UK Trade En­voy to Nige­ria, John How­ell.

Other top of­fi­cials in at­ten­dance in­cluded Nige­ria’s trans­port min­is­ter, Ro­timi Amaechi, agri­cul­ture min­is­ter, Audu Og­beh, wa­ter re­sources min­is­ter, Suleiman Adamu, and the min­is­ter of state, avi­a­tion, Hadi Sirika.

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