Nigeria’s vice president to visit Germany on investment campaign
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will speak at an event to promote German investment in Nigeria on Monday, 10 December in Berlin.
Organised by Afrika-Verein, an association of German companies doing business in Africa, the one-day Nigerian-German Business Dialogue brings the Nigerian leader, accompanied by senior government officials and business leaders, together with German businesses interested in investing and trading with Africa’s biggest economy.
Prof Osinbajo will address the conference on the “Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria” while Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, will speak on “Investment and Partnership Opportunities in Nigeria”.
Mrs Yewande Sadiku, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission, will make a presentation on “Investment Reforms in Nigeria”, and Ms Onyeche Tifase, CEO, Siemens Nigeria, will speak on “Impressions of Doing Business in Nigeria”.
Moreover, Mr Darl Uzu, CEO, Enyimba Economic City Development Company, will talk about the Enyimba Economic City, a Special Economic Zone in south-eastern Nigeria under the Made In Nigeria for Export programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The presentations will be followed by a moderated Q&A session.
Ambassador Ayo Olukanni, Director-General, Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, will discuss with Afrika-Verein on “Finding the Right Partners in Nigerian Industries”.
Other activities scheduled for the Nigerian-German Business Dialogue include sessions on “Facilitating Agribusiness”, to be addressed by Mr Aliyu Abbati Abdulhameed, Managing Director, Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending, and “Financing Investments in Nigeria”, at which Mr Samaila Zubairu, President/CEO, Africa Finance Corporation, will speak.
Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, Ambassador of Nigeria to Germany, will give the closing remarks at the one-day event.
Nigerian-German Business Dialogue10 December 2018 / 10:00am – 01:00pmVenue: Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Palaissaal, 1st floor Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin
To attend the event, please contact:Ms Lisa SteinbacherAfrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.Phone: +49 30 2060719 54Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for registration is 6 December.
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