African Legacy International says it is partnering with the Federal Government to promote made in Nigeria goods and ensure more foreign direct investment into the country.
Mr innocent Ogu, President, African Legacy International disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja while addressing a news conference.
He said the company was collaborating with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) to host the 11th Nigeria International Trade Fair/Expo, 2022 scheduled for June in Abuja.
He explained that the event with the theme “Diversification as a catalyst to our National development” will go a long way in developing the nation’s non oil sector.
“African Legacy International, in partnership with the Office of the SGF and Paradise Productions Ltd, will be organising the 11th Nigeria International Trade Fair/Expo in Abuja, from June 21 to June 23.
“The expo will focus mainly on ways we can further diversify from the oil sector, promote made in Nigeria goods and showcase our non-oil products for the economic and industrial development of Nigeria,” he said.
Ogu said that over 21 Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) and participants/exhibitors from more the 24 countries will be participating in the event.
He stressed the need for all stakeholders to join the Federal Government in promoting’made in Nigeria goods’ to boost the socio-economic development of the nation.
Earlier, Mr Isreal Edward of Paradise Productions Ltd, Co- organisers of the event emphasised the need to urgently diversity the economy.
He said this will guarantee job creation, food security, economic empowerment and serve as a catalyst for the industrialisation of the country.