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Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu affirms commitment to global collaboration, Investment

The governor reiterates readiness to partner with the Netherlands and Denmark in key sectors for the betterment of Lagos and Nigeria

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, emphasized his administration’s steadfast commitment to fostering collaboration, partnerships, and business engagements with countries and global investors. The governor reiterated Lagos’s openness to business opportunities and its readiness to engage with willing nations and investors.

Governor Sanwo-Olu conveyed this message during courtesy visits by the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Wouter Plomp, and Consul General, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Michel Deelen. Additionally, the Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Sune Krogstrup, and Consul General, Ms. Jette Bjerrum, paid similar visits to Lagos House, Marina.

The governor, welcoming collaboration, expressed Lagos’s willingness to partner with the Netherlands and Denmark across various sectors, including renewable energy, public health, transportation, economy, environment, waste management, agriculture, and food security.

“Lagos deserves foreign grants and support that will make the state a truly resilient city,” Governor Sanwo-Olu emphasized.

Ambassador Plomp affirmed the Netherlands’ readiness to collaborate with the Lagos State Government in areas such as waste management, rice mills, public health, agriculture, and food security. He expressed the Netherlands’ commitment to fostering business opportunities and sustainability in partnership with Lagos.

Sune Krogstrup, representing Denmark, acknowledged the substantial contribution of Denmark to Nigeria’s economy in job creation and sought continuous collaboration and sustained partnerships between Denmark and Lagos State.

Mr. Matthias Tauber, Regional Chair of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Europe, Middle East, South America, and Africa (EMESA), along with Ms. Lisa Ivers, Leader of BCG Africa System, also paid a courtesy visit to Governor Sanwo-Olu. They expressed the readiness of Boston Consulting Group to collaboratively work with the Lagos State Government to address societal problems, make a positive impact, and create value for the region.

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