UK Promises to Support Nigeria’s Agribusiness, Infrastructure, Others

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L-R: Favour Femi-Oyewole, Head, Information Security, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Ade Bajomo, Executive Director, Market Operations and Technology, NSE; Laure Beaufils, British Deputy High Commissioner; Pai Gamde, Acting Head, Corporate Services Division, NSE; Ade Ewuosho, Head, Market Service, NSE and Gbemi Sikuade, Engagement & Communications Officer, Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Close Gong Ceremony at the Exchange.
L-R: Favour Femi-Oyewole, Head, Information Security, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Ade Bajomo, Executive Director, Market Operations and Technology, NSE; Laure Beaufils, British Deputy High Commissioner; Pai Gamde, Acting Head, Corporate Services Division, NSE; Ade Ewuosho, Head, Market Service, NSE and Gbemi Sikuade, Engagement & Communications Officer, Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Close Gong Ceremony at the Exchange.

The United Kingdom has pledged to extend its support to the expansion and development of Nigeria’s Agribusiness, and infrastructure amongst other sectors.

Speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday, the new Deputy British High Commissioner, Laure Beaufils said that the United Kingdom was increasingly focusing its partnerships with the rest of the world and countries across Africa following the BREXIT.

Beaufils who performed the closing gong ceremony at the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday said, “We are really committed to strengthening our ties between UK businesses and Nigerian businesses”

“we are supporting the government to put in place institutions that are necessary for a sustainable and inclusive growth.

“We will support wherever we can in the ease of doing business, foreign exchange issue and public finance management all in support of inclusive growth in Nigeria.”

Beaufils also hinted on more investments from UK businessmen, saying, “We have got a strong number of British business working here and our intention is certainly for that to go from strength to strength.

“While traditionally we may have been more focused on oil and gas, now we are really looking to diversify and expand alongside the governments of Nigeria’s priority for diversification in Agribusiness, Health Education, Infrastructure and in manufacturing.

“We are supporting the government to put in place institutions that are necessary for a sustainable and inclusive growth.

“We will support wherever we can in the ease of doing business, foreign exchange issue and public finance management all in support of inclusive growth in Nigeria.”

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