Political bigwigs attended the opening of the two-day Nasarawa Investment Summit in Lafia on Wednesday.
Those who graced the occasion included Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ghana’s former President John Mahama, and former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi.
Others were Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group.
Others still were Sen. Tanko Al-Makura (APC- Nasarawa South) and Sen. Godiya Akwashiki (APC-Nasarawa North).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the theme of the inaugural Nasarawa Investment Summit is: “Diamond in the Rough – The Making of New Investment Frontiers’’.
Speaker of Nasarawa House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi led principal officers and members of the Assembly to attend the summit.
Retired Justice Sidi Bage, Emir of Lafia and President, Nasarawa State Council of Chiefs led other traditional rulers to attend the summit.
The summit aims at promoting investments in Nasarawa as well as fostering partnership between public institutions and the private sector, the critical player in the socio-economic development.
It serves as a platform to present credible and bankable investment opportunities that are market-ready for investors’ engagement.