THE Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is set to declare open the 3rd Diaspora Investment which will hold from November 20 to 21, 2020 in Abuja.
Addressing Journalists at a news conference ahead of the event, the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said the two-day Summit would create an avenue for prospective, meaningful and sustainable Diaspora Investment to be relied upon to boost economic growth in Nigeria.
She added that the event would also showcase investment opportunities and developmental framework put in place to make Nigeria more attractive to Nigerian Diaspora investors.
The theme of the 3rd Summit is: “Post COVID-19 Economic Resurgence Targeting Diaspora Investment and is expected to attract Diaspora investors from the following sectors:
Telecom, ICT/Fintech and
Abike also explained that the summit will also be an avenue to establish a platform where Diaspora investors can interact with potential sponsors that can collaborate with the government that has direct deals for uniform benefits:
“Diaspora investors and potential investors all over the world are expected to participate and financial intermediaries, who have an interest and commitment to the resurgence and revival of the Nigerian economy,” she said.
“A lot will be benefitted from this summit as it will help to strengthen profile, expand networks, showcase products, and practice, help you meet key decision-makers amongst others,” she added.
According to the NIDCOM boss, the timing is right as it’s a virtual summit that will bring Diaspora investors together, discuss their challenges, and find solutions to challenges of Post COVID-19 Economic Resurgence.
The Chairperson, Nigerian Diaspora Summit Initiative, NDSI, Badewa Adejugbe-Williams noted that there is no better time for the Summit than now as it will attract investors to the country and this trial moment that the nation needs to focus on the social and economic imperatives of our country.
The Summit is expected to attract more than 3,000 participants.
– Nov. 17, 2020 @ 09:57 GMT |