The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NiDCOM Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa says the Nigerian Diaspora has become an established economic and investment factor for the nation.
She stated this during a news conference ahead of the 4th Edition of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit with the theme, Diaspora Partnership and Linkages for Post-COVID Economic Growth.
Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa explained that the summit was organised following federal government’s emphasis on providing unprecedented support for the small business sector, agriculture, and massive infrastructure development.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Investment Summit 2021 is expected to focus in Agribusiness, Education, HealthCare, Creative, Entertainment and Sport.
Other areas the investment summit would focus included Infrastructure & Real Estate, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, ICT and FinTech and Oil & Gas.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to declare the conference open.
Reporting by Hamza Alkali, editing by Daniel Adejo