African Legacy to hold second economic summit
A Non-Governmental Organisation, African Legacy International, has disclosed plans to hold the second summit on sustainable economic development.The summit would hold on October 24 and 25 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
In a statement to The Guardian, President of the body, Innocent Ogu, said the summit would attract relevant investors and investments into the country. Ogu, who identified Nigeria as Africa’s commercial hub, asserted that the summit would expose Nigerian business environment, natural potentials and average entrepreneurs to broader platform of international reckoning.He stressed that the summit would bring entrepreneurs of diverse business interests together from across the globe.
They are expected to exchange ideas and values that would strengthen individual businesses in Nigeria and other countries of the world.He said: “The Second Emerging Business Destination Summit is specially designed to highlight the perennial issues of Nigerian developmental history, political leadership, economy and other social challenges that are militating against our advancement.
Ogu stated that the summit will also provide opportunity for heads of government institutions and agencies in Nigeria to network and interact with international business executives and multinational companies.
The president added that emerging issues in the continent that would inform decisions by donor agencies and influence development assistance to Nigeria and Africa would also be discussed.He affirmed that at the end of the summit, prospective investors will get an in-depth knowledge and access to heads of relevant agencies to discuss investment proposals, and create opportunity for collaboration to strengthen bilateral agreement and trade relationships.
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