Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has described the visit of over 20 foreign investors and consultants from the automotive industry as a boost for the development of the sector.
The Minister has made this known in a statement signed by his Strategy and Communications Adviser, Mr Bisi Daniels in Abuja on Monday.
He quoted the minister saying, “It is an encouraging expression of confidence in the leadership of the country and our spirited efforts to exploit the socio-economic potential of the automotive sector in the country to the fullest for the benefit of all Nigerians.
“The visit also offered networking opportunities for Nigerians in the auto industry and other stakeholders.
“We are excited by the role the automotive industry plays in the strategic and catalytic economic development of countries.
“And we are committed to developing the sector speedily to facilitate the economic diversification of the country.”
Daniels said the visit would also enable them to build relationships and networks with key government and private sector figures, deepen the structured business links and investment between the private sector of Nigeria and South Africa.