OPS will spur economic diversification, growth, says Oye

The National President of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Dele Kelvin Oye, has said that Nigeria’s private sector will serve as the catalyst for economic diversification and growth and the chamber is poised to bring this to fruition.

Speaking after the just-concluded Nigeria-India Business Summit held in Abuja, he said the summit was important to cement the growing strategic partnership between two of the world’s most dynamic economies, Nigeria and India. Praising the Nigerian India Business Council (NIBC) Nigeria, he said the NIBC put together the most significant business summit in collaboration with the Nigeria India Business Council, India; NACCIMA and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), all in attendance. He further noted that the presence of key business figures highlighted the collective resolve of Nigeria’s captains of industry to foster bilateral ties.

“The attendance of top-tier government officials from various states spoke volumes of the political support for the initiative. They were joined by the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Dr. Doris Uzoka-Anite; Minister of Steel, Alh Shuaibu Abubarkar Audu; Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola; Minister of Budget and Planning, Atiku Bagudu and Minister of Foreign Affairs, all demonstrating government’s commitment to nurturing an enabling environment for business and investment.

India’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr S. Jaishankar, signified the importance attached to this partnership by both nations, with business leaders like Rekha Sharma of NIBC India and Khurshed Daruvala of the CII present as well.”

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