CEO of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan Baba
Nigeria will have her day tomorrow at the 2015 edition of Gitex with a ‘Nigerian Investment Forum’ scheduled to hold inside the Nigeria Country Pavilion as part of the activities to showcase investment opportunities in Africa’s largest economy.
Nigeria is still a major destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa despite dipping oil prices, Nigeria’s main economic export and a decrease from USD 1.03 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 to USD 723.49 million in the first quarter of 2015 according to Trading Economics.
With the new Nigerian government focusing on diversification of the economy and planning to improve the attraction points for the ICT industry and other sectors, the ‘Nigerian Investment Forum @ Gitex’ offers a rare opportunity to explore what the country is putting on the menu for investors.
The event kicks off 11am inside the Country Pavilion at SR-C1, Sheikh Rashid Hall with a presentation on the country’s investment profile by the Executive Secretary/CEO of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan Baba.
The Forum offers a critical meeting point with many of the country’s top decision makers. They include: the Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA, Mr. Peter Jack; and the Consular General of Nigeria, Dubai, U.A.E, H.EAmb. Dr. Mike Omotosho.