Ogun attracts 75% FDI into Nigeria –UK envoy

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The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has said that Ogun State alone attracts 75 per cent of the Foreign Direct Investment into Nigeria.

The British envoy stated this when she led a delegation from the Department for International Development on a courtesy visit to the governor in his office in Abeokuta, a statement by Adejuwon Soyinka, the Senior Special Assistant (Media) to Amosun, on Friday, said.

The envoy expressed delight at the development and asked how the administration had been able to achieve the feat.

Beaufils expressed the intention of the British government to engage the state and assist it in the agricultural and agro-allied sector.

Responding, the governor thanked the DFID for the offer, but stressed the need for the agency to assist the state in several other areas.

He said his administration would always interface with development partners and agencies that have the wherewithal to support the state.

Commending the agency for its contributions to the development of Nigeria so far, the governor urged it to further assist Nigeria in its bid to diversify its economy.

 

(PunchNg)

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