Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, has described Nigeria to be the choice most viable and attractive investment destination on the African continent. ayokinews.com reports
President Buhari made this known on Saturday, while speaking with a trade and investment forum at the Expo 2020 in Dubai.
The event was organised by the Nigerian Arabian Gulf Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Nigeria’s ministry of industry, trade and investment and the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).
Speaking at the event, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Nigeria is on its path to being Africa’s leading industrial and trading nation.
The president made it known that his adminstration had worked tirelessly in improving the economic and trading investment environment of the country.
Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity and also spokesman, quoted President Buhari as saying, “Nigeria’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 clearly shows why we remain the most viable and attractive investment destination in Africa.”
“Our location, our natural resources, our population, and our regulations are there for all to see. Nigeria is on its way to become a leading industrial and trading nation in Africa.
“To achieve this, our government focused on policies, projects and programs that support private sector investors.
“We introduced numerous fiscal incentives and infrastructure projects aimed at enhancing the viability of investments.
“Despite the adverse global economic environment of recent years, Nigeria’s investment environment has greatly improved both at the national and sub-national levels.”