Lagos – The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) plans to hold an international Investment conference to expose the potential of the non-oil sector of Nigerian economy to foreign investors.
Mr Muda Yusuf, the Director General of LCCI, disclosed this in a press statement on Thursday in Lagos.
He said that the conference would hold as part of activities lined up for the 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the conference would take place at the Muson Centre in Lagos on Nov. 10.
The director-general said that the one-day programme, tagged “LCCI INVEST 2015″, was to establish consultation between local and international investors; facilitate removal of impediments to capital formation and entrepreneurship.
He said that the conference was also to increase access to finance, boost competitiveness and visibility of Lagos State and Nigeria as a preferred destination for Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
The platform is also to enable businesses to align with economic diversification and long-term sustainability of the country’s economy.
Yusuf said that the conference would feature dialogues on creating enabling investment climate, achieving self-sufficiency in food production and turning around distribution companies for efficient service delivery.
NAN reports that the 2015 Lagos International Trade Fair will hold simultaneously at three locations in Lagos from Nov. 6 to Nov. 15. (NAN)