African Investment Forum, A Game-Changer – Osinbajo — Leadership Newspaper


Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the inaugural African Investment Forum, holding in Johannesburg, South Africa, is a game-changer and new era in the continent’s development.

Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said Osinbajo interacted with newsmen shortly after the opening session of the forum.

Osinbajo said that the impressive turnout from the global business community and the number of investment deals being sealed at the forum would mark a beginning in Africa’s investment history.

“The good thing about this conference is that it is an implementation conference. We are actually signing deals here, which is a marked difference between this conference and any that has held anywhere else in the world, as a matter of fact.

“It is a platform for signing deals. Already we saw a 62billion dollar deal here. There is a lot of excitement in the air, mainly because…

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