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Special Adviser to Lagos State Gov announces launch of new initiative

Special Adviser to Lagos State Gov announces launch of new initiative
The Special Adviser to the governor on Overseas Affairs and Investment- Prof. Ademola Abass has announced the launch of a new initiative tagged "Lagos to the World"

The initiative is to expose the activities of the state and attract Foreign Direct Investment. Since the state plays a major role in the overall economy of the nation nothing that 65% of manufacturing takes place in the state.

He said "What informed this,simply, is what Lagos state has been doing in the last three years especially in terms of investment"

"How Lagos has been improving on its infrastructure development or in terms of security,roads. Most of these things really are what attract investors but the story is not been told out there"

"So the whole essence is to make the effort of the office known in trying to protect Lagos more forcefully in terms of the investment opportunities"

Before the establishment of the office, the process for investment was uneconomical and unproductive

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