Over 30 Belgian investors are expected to visit Nigeria and meet with partners and government officials.
The visit is expected to be made before the forthcoming Belgian Trade Mission to Nigeria which will hold between 16th to 21st October 2022 in Abuja and Lagos.
The Belgium, Luxembourg, Nigeria Chamber of Commerce is the Embassy’s partner, and is participating in the mission.
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Belgium, Mr Obinna Onowu, in 2021 while hosting members of Belgium Luxemburg Nigeria Chamber of Commerce (BLNCC) described Nigeria as not just a major investment hub in Africa, but the largest economy in Africa.
In his words:
“The present administration has worked tirelessly to diversify the economy beyond oil by creating opportunities for investment in the non-oil sector especially in the areas of agriculture, ICT, health, manufacturing, construction and other sectors with positive results. Investors in Belgium and Luxemburg should see Nigeria as their destination.”
He also emphasised the need to deepen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Luxembourg, especially in the areas of Trade, Education, Health amongst others.