Nigeria Prepares for ICT Investment Conference Focusing on Africa

imagesNigeria is completing preparations for Gitex 2014 as country partner, with final plans on the ICT Investment Conference that is designed to be its biggest event focusing on Africa.

The ICT Investment Conference and Dinner with the theme, Invest in Nigeria – The gateway to Africa, is designed as part of the activities round the Nigerian Pavilion that is promoting startups as well as well-honed indigenous ICT companies.

The conference is expected to feature key public figures that include Peter O. Jack, director general, National Information Development Agency, Dr. Omobola Johnson, Hon. Minister of Communication Technology to be joined by counterparts, Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga, Hon. Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, and Hon. Minister of Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development. Others expected are  Saratu Umar, executive secretary/CEO, National Investment Promotion Council and Austin Okere, Group CEO, Computer Warehouse Group Plc.

The forum is a business and investment peering platform to feature key-decision makers from the MEASA including government functionaries and business leaders.

The forum already enjoys the support of Nigerian Foreign mission in the United Arab Emirates including His Excellency Ambassador Ibrahim Auwalu, Nigeria’s ambassador to the UAE, and Ambassador Mike G. Omotosho, Nigeria’s Consul General in the UAE.

“We are looking to having a very successful outcome and an event that will further open Nigeria to global business,” said Ambassador Omotosho at the Nigerian Consulate in Dubai when members of the Local Organizing Committee for Nigeria at Gitex 2014 paid him a visit recently.



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