NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Ambode promises investors conducive business environment

By News Express on 16/11/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,558


Gov. Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday expressed the commitment of his administration to creating robust environment for businesses to thrive.

Ambode made the pledge during the Lagos State Special Day at the Lagos International Trade Fair at Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos.

The governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, said that Lagos had been in the forefront of promoting the growth of Micro, Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises (MSMEs).

According to him, Lagos State holds the key to commerce in Nigeria and has created the Office of Overseas Affairs to interface with investors willing to do business in it.

Ambode said that in the bid to ease the speed and convenience of doing business in the state, the government had embarked on reconstruction of about 114 roads in the state.

He said that maintenance works on other roads were being carried out too.

On security, the governor said that the security agents were being empowered with gadgets and materials to support them in their activities.

He said that the Lekki Free Trade Zone was now a reality and that it had been repositioned to boost business activities in the state.

Mr Rotimi Ogunleye, the state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, said that the ministry had leveraged on the fair to promote MSMEs.

According to him, the Lagos State government is at the fore front of training and building capacity for MSMEs to thrive and expand their businesses.

Ogunleye said that through the fair, warehouses of the MSMEs in the state had been emptied as a result of sales recorded through exposure of the fair.

The fair, which ends on Sunday, has the theme: ‘Enhancing Value Addition in the Non-Oil Economy.’ (NAN

•Photo shows Governor Ambode.

Source News Express

Posted 16/11/2015 05:40:47 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Why we’re yet to charge corrupt people to...

Imo Govt. signs MoU with community for new...

Hajj 2017: Saudi Arabia gives June deadline to...

Ondo governorship election rigged in favour of APC...

Breaking News: Court orders NEXT newspaper to pay...

Tony Elumelu honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award in...

NNPC YET TO REMIT $20BN —Sanusi •CBN Governor...

Shocker: WORK STOPS ON 2ND NIGER BRIDGE •We...

Papal Nuncio to Nicaragua extols Governor Ikpeazu’s virtues...

Intersociety seeks action against Buratai, others for alleged...

New terrorist group springs up in Nigeria •Acquires...

One feared dead, many injured as luxury ram...

 

Latest News 5,000 dump APC for PDP in Bayelsa Buhari appoints new heads of NHRC and NERC, new Directors for NDDC More foreign visitors troop into Nigeria – Data Panic as explosions, heavy gunshots shake Maiduguri •No cause for alarm, says Army as rumours of Boko Haram presence spread APC chairmanship aspirant escapes assassination in Delta Osun Guber Polls: INEC releases timetable Benue killings: You are arrogant and insensitive - Secondus blasts Buhari •Berates President for snubbing Benue for Bauchi Troops raid Benue militia camp •Nab suspected kingpin, recover arms Court orders DSS to tender weapons recovered at Dasuki's residence FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N626.8bn Angry youths burn police officer’s residence in Edo Group launches 'citizens guide to the recall process'

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (340,240 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (335,382 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (268,317 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (220,658 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (202,416 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (198,524 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (173,254 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (155,607 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (147,384 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (139,405 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (137,189 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (129,847 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (36) Business & Economy (3,079) Business Verdict (40) Columnists (840) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (486) Features (570) Global Business Monitor (267) International (1,929) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (116) News (34,792) Opinion (917) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,827) Religion (725) Sports (1,490) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement