Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ended the 2019 Lagos International Trade Fair on Sunday.
The governor, during the closing ceremony, assured foreign investors and their local counterparts that the state government would continue to create a friendly business environment for businesses to thrive.
The 33rd edition, which began on November 1, 2019, at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, had exhibitors from countries around the world, including Nigeria, China, Japan, Ghana, India, European Union, Indonesia, Taiwan, Bangladesh, India, Cameroun, Benin Republic and Ethiopia participating in the fair.
Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by Lola Akande, Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, noted that government would consolidate on the legacy of its predecessors to attract more investments to the state.
“The government will continue to harness Public Private Partnership in developing businesses in sectors including oil and gas, transportation, affordable housing, agriculture and manufacturing.
“With a population of over 22 million people, Lagos State remains the largest market in Africa for any discerning investor,” Sanwo-Olu stated.