The Minister of Trade, Commerce and Funding, Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo, yesterday assured traders within the Netherlands that the federal authorities was tackling the issue of insecurity within the nation.
Talking throughout a go to by the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria Ambassador Harry van Djik, the minister mentioned that President Muhammadu Buhari has just lately modified his head of division and has taken different measures to safety to guarantee Nigerians and the enterprise group of its want to make sure the safety of the nation. All people.
Djik, who visited the minister to request his settlement on the relaunch of bilateral commerce consultations between the 2 nations, needed the federal government to deal with the difficulty of insecurity and currencies for traders within the nation.
He additionally spoke of the necessity to relaunch bilateral session between the 2 nations which he mentioned the unfold of the covid-19 pandemic has pressured additional conferences to be postponed.
However the minister mentioned his ministry had already arrange a working group on bilateral session, hoping that earlier than the top of the yr the assembly can be relaunched.
He mentioned he had secured a dedication from the Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) on the foreign exchange subject, saying a gathering on the difficulty can be held quickly on the matter.
Adebayo known as on Dutch traders to benefit from the African Continental Free Commerce Settlement (AfCFTA) to put money into the nation in order that they will profit from the large continental market value 4.23 billion naira and of low cost labor within the nation.
He additionally urged them to benefit from the nation’s financial free commerce zones, saying the federal government is offering the required infrastructure, particularly energy provide to the Kano and Calabar free commerce zones.
He famous that the federal authorities just lately signed an settlement to produce 25 MW of electrical energy to every of the Kano and Calabar free commerce zones.
Djik, nevertheless, congratulated President Buhari and Adebayo on the emergence of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director Common of the World Commerce Group, calling it “a diplomatic victory for Nigeria”.