Diversifying Africa’s Largest Economy - Minister's speech at the 4th WTO China Accession Roundtable

Diversifying Africa’s Largest Economy

Paper presented by Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah - Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment at 4th WTO China Accession Roundtable.

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2015 Africa Industrialisation Day

2015 Africa Industrialisation Day

Members of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Council (TUC) and IndustriALL Global Union demostrated at the 2015 Africa Industrialisation Day

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1st Official Day in Office

1st Day in Office

The Honourable Minister; Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah and the Honourable Minister of State; Mrs Aisha Abubakar received a warm welcome as they official resumed office

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1st Official Day in Office

FMITI Vision Statement

Our Vision at the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment is to promote economic growth, create jobs and generate wealth

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Honourable Minister of state of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar declaring the 37th Kaduna International Trade Fair opened

The present administration is committed to diversifying the Nigerian economy for sustainable growth and development.

The Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar made this assertion during the opening ceremony of the 37th Kaduna International Trade Fair in Kaduna. The theme for this year’s Trade Fair is "Promoting solid Minerals sector for sustainable economic development".

The Hon. Minister maintained that for Nigeria to achieve the much desired development, her economy has to be diversified in order to ensure job creation and increased investment inflow into key areas like mining, agriculture, and manufacturing in order to enhance rapid industrialisation.

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Diversifying Africa’s Largest Economy

Paper Presented by Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah: Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment at 4th WTO China Accession Roundtable.

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I will like to thank the government of Kenya, for hosting this roundtable. I will like to also thank the People’s Republic of China, for organizing the event. I will also like to thank the WTO secretariat for the preparation and hard work to make this round table a reality.

INTRODUCTION
It is my pleasure to be part of this forum. This is my first WTO engagement as Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, since I was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari, confirmed by the Senate and sworn in by the President on November 11. I, therefore, thank the organizers for this opportunity to speak about diversifying Africa’s largest economy.

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The Minister of State of Industry, Trade & Investment; Hajia Aisha Abubakar at the 2016 SON Management Meeting

Pursuant to the zero oil policy of the present administration, the Hon. Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, has given an assurance that appropriate policies, programmes and projects will be put in place to accelerate the process of industrialising the nation’s economy.

She gave this indication while declaring open the 2016 management retreat of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) recently in Kaduna. The Hon.Minister of State noted that the measures will hopefully address most of the constraints facing the industrial sectors and impact not only the manufacturing sectors but others including agriculture, education etc.

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"No nation grows without developing and expanding its productive base, the current administration will strive to create a conducive environment for domestic and foreign trade and investment, especially focused on the non-oil economy. We are committed to improving the ease of doing business in our country. We will pursue our industrial policy learning from our own experiences and that of others. We will continue to partner with other countries and international organizations like WTO to achieve win-win economic growth and improve the welfare of our people."

Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah speaking at the 4th WTO China Accession Roundtable

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