Edun Assures Foreign Investors On Nigeria’s Conducive Environment

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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun, has assured foreign investors of Federal Government’s commitment towards creating a conducive business environment that will enable multinational companies to increase investments in the country with a view to contributing to the nation’s sustainable economic growth.

Edun gave the assurance when he met with a delegation from Microsoft Nigeria, led by the Country Manager Nigeria, Olatomiwa Williams, in Abuja

The minister welcomed Microsoft’s continued commitment to Nigeria’s economic growth, stressing that the present administration understands the strategic importance of sector leaders like Microsoft in its sustained drive to digitalize the nation’s economy in line with global best practices.

According to him, the meeting marked a significant step forward in fostering a collaborative relationship between the Federal Government and multinational technology companies, driving economic development and innovation in the country.

Speaking earlier, Microsoft Country Manager for Nigeria said that the team was on the visit to explore potential areas of collaboration between the Nigerian government and the company.

The IT expert reassured the Minister that Microsoft remained committed to its operations in Nigeria contrary to recent speculations.

He expressed the company’s desire to partner with the government in areas of mutual interest, including cybersecurity and youth up-skilling.

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