“Lagos, Crown Sub-national Jewel Of African Economy”, Says Sanwo-Olu In Washington DC

By Ebenezer Ishola

“I attended a High-Level US-Nigeria Council for Food Security, Trade and Investment (UNSC) Event on the Sidelines of the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings at the Mayflower hotel in Washington DC.

It is always my very great pleasure to engage with existing and potential investors and business people who have the best interests of Nigeria and indeed Lagos State at heart.

Lagos State as we know, is not only the crown subnational jewel of the African economy, it is the fifth largest economy on the continent, the most populous city, and the fastest-growing urban center, with a very vibrant and entrepreneurial population, made up of mostly young people.

At the event, I acknowledged the place of the US Nigeria Council, as the pre-eminent business organization working to strengthen economic and commercial ties between the US and Nigeria. By putting the event together, they have again demonstrated the value that they bring to the bilateral relationship between the US and Nigeria.

During my speech, I reeled out our administration’s achievements in the last four years to the admiration of the investors. Achievements especially in Infrastructure, Food Security, and Digital Technology.

While also speaking with the existing and potential investors present at the event, I informed them that if they’re looking to investing in FinTech, EdTech, Health-Tech, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Talent Training & Placement, or Physical Infrastructure like Data Centers, then Lagos is the place to be.”

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