United States Latino American Chambers of Commerce (USLACC) Africa, yesterday announced plans to build 16 industrial parks in Nigeria.
The park, according to USLACC president, Manolo Cevallos is aimed at spurring industrial revolution and harness immeasurable rich economic prospects of Nigeria and Africa.
Cevallos who was represented by the chamber’s African representative at the Africa and Foreign Investment Trade Summit (AFRIFITS) in Abuja, Ifeoma Mary Ejiogu, noted that the project will be built to open Africa’s business opportunities to foreign investors as she urged the federal government to create enabling environment for it actualisation.
Ifeoma said that the AFRIFITS was a new revolutionary programme set to hoist potentials in Africa by leading investors to exploring and exploiting them for mutual purpose.
She added that the chamber will also set up capacity development centres to train young Nigerians on creativity, art, crafts, technology and other vocational skills.
She said, “The world’s attention is now turning to Africa to unlock the next waves of global business and economic opportunities as the untapped are still hidden and yet to be unravelled and utilised, for this purpose, USLACC Africa launches AFRIFITS to connect the world to the immeasurable rich economic prospects of Africa, our business match-making platform which registration form is within your reach online, as you key into a method that stands as a one stop place to your business growth.
This idea is of great value to African development, as it boosts the faculties, through technical exchange programs between the African youth and youth from the developed world, in critical thinking and problem-solving skills inherent in creativity”.