Wale Edun, the Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of Economy, has been named as the Chairman of the World Bank’s African Governors’ Forum.
An announcement regarding this appointment was made on the Ministry of Finance’s X-page.
The ministry recognized the significance of this appointment, marking it as a first for Nigeria.
A statement from the ministry articulated that it provides a unique platform for Nigeria and for actualizing President Tinubu’s reinvigorated hope agenda.
Invest in Nigeria, we’ve cleared the obstacles – Wale Edun Conveys to Indian Investors
In addition, Edun has encouraged Indian investors to explore the vast investment potentials in Nigeria.
The minister extolled this sentiment while addressing investors on the periphery of the G20 summit staged in India.
Edun stressed that the government has eliminated obstacles and resolved any challenges to ensure a risk-free environment for investors in Nigeria.
Further explaining that, as a strategy to reinforce the economy, President Bola Tinubu’s administration is tackling exchange rate hindrances and focusing on maintaining inflation stability.
“Our priority is to attract international capital and stimulate foreign direct investment, emphasizing our dedication to generating jobs, diversifying the economy, and increasing revenues.
“Nigeria presents a compelling platform for commerce, with abundant opportunities across various sectors.
“Significant macroeconomic hurdles such as exchange rate stability, inflation, interest rates, and obstacles to sufficient financing and liquidity are being addressed.
“We aim for inclusivity by incorporating women and the youth in the economic affairs, allowing them to actively participate.
A brief video capturing the minister’s sentiments was posted on the Finance Ministry’s X platform, previously referred to as Twitter.
“For those contemplating investment, we’ve levelled the ground, cleared the obstacles, and present you with a ripe opportunity,” uttered Edun.