China Africa Business Council opens first Africa office in Lagos
The China Africa Business Council (CABC), dedicated to the economic development of Africa, has opened its first office in Lagos.
In this vein, the CABC headquartered in China is set up to incorporate Nigerian companies as members with their representatives.
This was made known at the Choice International Group headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos, when Chief Diana Chen hosted Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Consul General of the PRC in Nigeria, Chu Maoming, for the Commissioning of three offices, which include: China – Africa Business Council, Nigeria; Belt and Road Service Connections Centre; Belt and Road Mediation Centre.
Speaking on the reason for setting up a representative office in Lagos, Chen said the purpose is to develop the membership of not only the Chinese enterprises, but also enterprises that are looking for business opportunities and investment in China.
She said: “The aim is to enhance and develop the cooperation between Nigerian and Chinese companies into a more integrated and efficient platform and to increase the number of reliable, high performing and high-quality Nigerian companies joining the council’s office in Nigeria.”
Other notable guests at the opening are Chairman of B&R Service Connection and Mediation Centre, Beijing, China, Madame Wang, Principal Partner of Ajumogobia and Okeke Law Firm and former Minister of State in Nigeria, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, Vice Chairman of the Choice International Group (CIG), Dr. Linus Idahosa, Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, Moyo Onigbanjo, SAN and Special Advisor on Sustainable Development Goals and investment, Mrs. Solape Hammond.