DEPUTY British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ahmed Bashir MBE, has expressed optimism that despite Nigeria’s current economic challenges, the Country has sufficient energy and resilience to recover. The Deputy High Commissioner who received the Group Managing Director of TL First Group, Dr. Olu Olasode,
during a courtesy visit to the British High Commission in Lagos recently, stated that although, this is a difficult time for the Nation, Nigeria has remarkable opportunities for investment and growth. Dr. Olasode, while recognising the Mission’s work on international collaboration, trade and investment proposed partnering with the British High Commission in designing and
implementing strategic programmes that will promote economic relations and strengthen bilateral associations between the UK and Nigerian Governments. According to Dr. Olasode, institutional readiness and participatory governance is key to improving the ease of doing business in Nigeria. He advocated for a platform for interaction, idea exchange, networking and partnerships between investors, economic and industrial
leaders in the UK and Nigeria, stating that this will boost economic relationship between both countries and facilitate business alliances. He opined that the proposed partnership would guarantee the promotion of leadership learning, capacity development and peer review across various economic leadership levels across businesses, governments and community groups.

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