By Adenike Lucas
Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived in Minna for a summit meant to “Impact Investing for advancing agricultural economy and innovation.”
Chief Obasanjo was joined by the vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who is holding forth for President Muhammadu Buhari.
The two-day summit dubbed #TrulyNiger is expected to serve as a “platform where the impact investment community can share ideas, connect and network, create new opportunities for developing the market and creating new opportunities for impact investing as well as to market the state as a unique, friendly and peaceful business and investment destination.”
Other top dignitaries attending the Niger Investment Summit includes: The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Muhammadu Abubakar; the Etsu Nupe and Chairman of the Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahya Abubakar; Former President, General Abdulsalami Abubakar; Aliko Dangote, Governor Aminu Tambuwal and the Governor of Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello.
Topics such as “Investment Promotion in Challenging Economic Times” and “Cultivating Change: Agriculture, Education and Impact Investing,” will be discussed by different members of the panel.
Jumoke Oduwole, a Senior Special Assistant to the President on matters relating to Industry, Trade and Investment will discuss the “Ease of doing business in Nigeria,” at the summit which is taking place at Kutigi Hall.
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