* Promises open-door policy for serious investors
Deji Elumoye in Berlin
President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday graced the 10th German-Nigerian Business Forum at Maritim proArte Hotel in Berlin with an assurance that past obstacles associated with investment in Nigeria are gone for good.
Delivering his address at the occasion, the president stressed that the Nigerian-German relationship is top priority of his government with the elimination of all past investment obstacles.
According to him, “I’m here for you. We have an open-door policy. Whatever is the hurdle affecting investment is gone except I’m not aware of it. I will solve problems and not create new ones. I also promise to fulfil all promises.”
As the first Nigerian leader to attend the forum, President Tinubu highlighted his track record of transforming Lagos into the fifth-largest economy in Africa as governor berween 1999 abd 2007 and emphasized his private sector background as indicators for a reformed business environment in Nigeria.
He assured investors of openness and commitment to reforms, citing the removal of the fuel subsidy and exchange rate adjustments as seriousness on the part of his government.
The president also underscored his team’s reliability and dedication to fulfilling promises, fostering a positive outlook on Nigeria’s investment landscape.