The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday urged entrepreneurs to tap into investments opportunities in the state, saying the Lagos International Trade Fair has always been an eventful experience for buyers, sellers, producers, consumers and government both locally and internationally.
The Governor who was represented by his deputy Mrs. Idiat Adegbule, stated this at the closing ceremony of 2018 Lagos International Trade Fair yesterday.
He noted that not only has Lagos state government and the indigenous entrepreneurs actively participants at the fair, but that the fair has been hosted in Lagos state consistently for over three decades.
Ambode said the numerous trade experiences which the fair has help to facilitate will translate to increased the GDP for the state, enhanced socio-economic capital for citizenry through job creations, new investments, business opportunities and network that sprung up for the past ten days.
Earlier in his welcome address, president, Lagos chamber of commerce and industry, Mr. Babatunde Ruwase , applauded the governor’s disposition and commitment to the promotion of close collaboration between the Lagos State Government and the organised Private Sector in Lagos State.
‘’We also appreciate his inclusive approach to governance. Every segment and part of the state is feeling the positive impact of his governance”.
He reminded the governor on the request for a permanent Trade Fair facility in Lagos.