Aisha Abubakar assures visiting Polish Trade delegation of good investment climate in Nigeria


Honourable Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar had played host to delegation of Poland investors who came calling on her.

While receiving the delegation led by the representative of the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Alhaji Abubakar Yerima, the Honourable Minister expressed happiness at the visit, as it is expected to solidify the warm relationship that exists between Nigeria and Poland.

Hajia Aisha Abubakar spoke of the availability of opportunities that exists for business investment in Nigeria which, she called on her visitors to take advantage of Government, the Honourable Minister said, is doing so much to encourage the people who are very creative and innovative, leading to job creation for the jobless.  She stated that government has improved on the ease of doing business in order to improve on its ranking.

Hajia Abubakar therefore, called on the visitors to key into the circle of genuine businesses that will further brighten the relationship between Poland and Nigeria.

She thanked the visitors for coming, noting that, irrespective of what they have been told about Nigeria, they have seen and interacted with Nigerians, a situation that should provide them a better picture of what Nigeria and Nigerians are.

Speaking earlier, the leader of delegations Senator Piotr Urushi told the Honourable Minister about their experience since they arrived Nigeria which was very positive and encouraging.

He stated that the objective of the visit was to sensitise Nigerian businessmen on the forthcoming Polish – Nigeria Business Investment summit.  Senator Urushi emphasized that various interest groups in Poland have been sensitized about the summit and are prepared to partner with Nigeria on the outcome.

Many exchange programmes, he noted, are being put in place for the benefit of the people of both countries.

Earlier on, the representative of the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Import Promotion Council, Alhaji Abubakar Yerima stated that arrangement, are on for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Poland businessmen to establish an hospital of international repute in Nigeria noting that invitation has been sent to Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and the Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Mines, Industries and Agriculture (NACCIMA) to work out modalities of cooperation.

Such products as Television and other ICT projects are being worked on for the benefit of Nigeria.

The representative of the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment Mr. Ogenyi Ochepe and other Directors present expressed satisfaction at the visit.

Patrick Iwhiwhu

Chief Press Secretary to

Honourable Minister of State