Nigeria to join the league of emerging economies
Tag: Nigeria, Nigeria emerging economies
Summary: Which is the theme of the November 2011 maiden Investors Conference organised by FBN Capital, the Investment Banking and Asset Management business of FirstBank Group.
The three-day summit, which opens today (Monday, April 23) at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, is entitled: “From Brics to Brincs – Lagos holds the key,” a theme that drew inspiration from “From BRICS to BRINCS – A Real Conversation”.
Which is the theme of the November 2011 maiden Investors Conference organised by FBN Capital, the Investment Banking and Asset Management business of FirstBank Group.
To underscore its commitment to ensuring that Nigeria joins the league of emerging economies called “Brics’’and convert it to “Brincs’’, i.e Brazil, Russia, India, Nigeria, China and South Africa, foremost financial institution and Nigeria’s best banking brand, FirstBank of Nigeria Plc, is partnering with the Lagos State government to sponsor the 6th Lagos State economic summit.
Speaking on the sponsorship of the summit, FirstBank’s Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, Mrs Folake Ani-Mumuney, reiterated the importance of the collaboration between the private and public sectors.
She said while the private sector was the major driver of economic growth, government was responsible for providing the enabling environment for private initiatives to thrive.
The Lagos economic summit would focus on investment opportunities in Lagos State, especially in the areas of power, agriculture, transportation and housing (PATH).
It is designed to attract and support investments that would reduce infrastructure gaps, create employment and improve the living standards of the increasing population of the state and also provide opportunities for all stakeholders to network,.
Examine and propose policies and implementation programmes to achieve desired strategic goals and objectives.