Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to continue collaboration, partnership and business engagement with other countries and global investors.
He said this during a courtesy visit by the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Wouter Plomp, Consul General, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Michel Deelen, Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Sune Krogstrup and Consul General, Ms Jette Bjerrum, at the Lagos House, Marina.
Sanwo-Olu stated that his administration is ready to partner and collaborate with willing countries and investors, ready to bring investments to the State as Lagos is open to business opportunities.
He also received the Regional Chair, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Europe, Middle East, South America and Africa (EMESA), Mr Matthias Tauber and Leader, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Africa System, Ms Lisa Ivers at the Lagos House for the visit.
Lagos State, according to Governor Sanwo-Olu, is open to collaboration with the Netherlands and Denmark in a number of areas, including agriculture, renewable energy, food security, waste management, economy, public health and transportation, among others.
He further stated that the state requires international aid and assistance that will help the city become really resilient.
Plomp stated earlier that the Netherlands is prepared and eager to collaborate with the Lagos State Government on commercial prospects, sustainability, and a variety of other projects, including waste management, rice milling, public health, agriculture, and food security.
Also speaking, Krogstrup urged for ongoing and sustained partnerships and cooperation between Lagos State and Denmark, noting that Denmark had made a significant economic contribution to Nigeria by providing job opportunities.