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Buhari Woos Foreign Investors

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Rtd., General Muhammadu Buhari, has made critical moves to get the attention of foreign investors to key into Nigeria’s Business Environment.

Buhari, who reassured the investors of sensible and favourable policies, which would accommodate their presence in Nigeria, stressed that the country realises its grounds as a business destination in Africa.

Yesterday, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued, confirmed Buhari’s presence at a meeting in Paris, France.

Buhari gave the assurance yesterday in Paris, France, while holding meetings with leaders industry leaders, urging other investors to further explore vast opportunities of human and natural resources in Nigeria.

According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, Buhari held meetings with Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Total, Patrick Pouyanne; Executive Vice President, AirBus, Silver Delaunay; and Chairman of the Board of a software company, Dassault Systems, Florence Verzelen.

Others were Chairman/CEO of General Engineering and Marketing of Telecommunications Operator, Francois-Regis Teze and Chairman/CEO, Donaflex Automotive, Dr Donatus Nwokoye, a very successful manufacturer.

Buhari Lauds Foreign Investors

In a meeting with the delegation from Total, Buhari said the outlook and potentials for growth in the country have remained steadily positive, affirming the government’s commitment to scale up operating standards and policies that encourage mutual benefits.

“We are very pleased with the evolving trends in technology, which is currently driving development worldwide and Nigeria. Nigeria is more a gas country than a crude oil-producing country. In the 80’s we generated more from gas than crude oil.

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