The former Attorney General of Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda SAN, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Government of Ekiti State towards removing obstacles to doing business in the State. Fapohunda said this today while interacting with participants at the Friends of Africa Economic Summit in Toronto, Canada.
The learned silk said that the comparative advantage of Ekiti State compared to other states in Nigeria, is not only about the availability of investment opportunities but that the Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji, pays attention and is personally committed to ensuring that individual investors get value for their investment.
He further stated that in furtherance of the State Government doing business vision, Governor Oyebanji earlier this week constituted the Board of Ekiti State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (EKDIPA) to provide expertise and subject matter know-how in facilitating investment in the state.
The eminent lawyer stressed that board membership includes seasoned business persons with vast knowledge in the private sector. Fapohunda further stated, “There is no red tape as far as investing in Ekiti State is concerned”.
Friends of Africa Economic Summit is an annual Global platform convened by Casa Foundation For International Development to promote economic and business development opportunities in emerging markets.
The goal of the summit is to facilitate collaboration between African leaders (in the Public/Private sectors) and leaders and CEOs of Corporate Canada who have the responsibility to execute projects at various levels in Africa.
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