Portray Nigeria As Best Investment Destination, NIPC Advises
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission has encouraged Nigerians to join in promoting Nigeria as the best investment destination.
The Executive Secretary/CEO of NIPC, Yewande Sadiku stated this is Abuja during a media parley to unveil the First Quarter 2021 Pioneer Status Incentive Report.
She noted that that abundant natural resources and human potential Nigeria is blessed with, the country should be investment destination for businessmen and women globally.
The NIPC boss said irrespective of the security challenges in the country, Nigerians should be mindful of the kind of image they create for the country in the international community.
Sadiku stated that Nigeria was rich in mineral resources, tourism attractions and other resources that could attract Foreign Direct Investment.
She added that the Book of States 2020 was produced by NIPC In partnership with Nigeria’s Governor’s’ Forum to showcase the abundance of the investment opportunities in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Yewande explained further that the Book of States 2020 could be likened to a building block in the Commission’s efforts at supporting states in investment promotion adding that NIPC will not relent in showcasing what Nigeria has for would be investors.
Also answering a question on why NIPC is passionate about data, the CEO said “if you don’t have data, you cannot advise the government appropriately on how to attract investment”
The Head of Corporate Services at NIPC, Sabo Isiaku, said Presenting the First Quarter 2021 Mandatory Disclosures, Pursuant to Freedom of Information Act at the Media parley, NIPC has proved beyond doubt that it is a transparent agency of government by ensuring that all its activities are made public, including procurement records.
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