Thursday, 13 April 2017

Lagos True Role Model For Growing Businesses In Nigeria – FG

…Friendly Business Environment Key To
Improved GDP, Says Ambode The Federal Government on Thursday described
Lagos State as a true model of the vision of
improving on the ease of doing business and
turning Nigeria into one of the easiest and most
attractive places for investors in the world. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr
Okechukwu Enelamah, who stated this in Lagos
after a meeting with Governor Akinwunmi
Ambode, said the State, as the commercial capital
of the country, stands in a vantage position to
drive the goal of government to improve World Bank ranking of Nigeria on the ease of doing
business. Speaking with Government House correspondents
after the meeting, Enelemah said both the Federal
Government and the State Government were
willing to collaborate on strategic areas to achieve
the overall goal of growing the economy. He said: “We basically have been talking about
creating enabling environment for investments and
ease of doing business and the area where we
have strong convergence between Lagos State
and the Federal Government. “Governor Ambode and I have been discussing
how to collaborate very strongly to make Lagos
State a true role model in line with our vision of
making Nigeria one of the easiest and most
attractive places to do business and you will agree
with me that there is no better place to start than Lagos State, particularly when you have a
Governor who is committed to it and as he puts it
to us, it is like preaching to the converted.

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