✕ CLOSE Online Special City News Entrepreneurship Environment Factcheck Everything Woman Home Front Islamic Forum Life Xtra Property Travel & Leisure Viewpoint Vox Pop Women In Business Art and Ideas Bookshelf Labour Law Letters
Click Here To Listen To Trust Radio Live
SPONSOR AD

Nigeria has 70% of trade in Gulf of Guinea

Minister of State for Transportation Sen. Gbemisola Saraki has said Nigeria is a destination of choice in terms of trade as 70 percent of the…

Minister of State for Transportation Sen. Gbemisola Saraki has said Nigeria is a destination of choice in terms of trade as 70 percent of the Gulf of Guinea trade takes place here.

A statement by the, Head, Press & PR,  Ministry of Transportation, Mr. Eric Ojiekwe, quoted Sen. Saraki as having made the assertion while receiving a trade mission from the Kingdom of Belgium, also observed that a recent World Bank report indicated that Nigeria is moving in the right direction as regards ease of doing business in the country.

Saraki further noted that “Nigeria is always open to new ideas and new ways of improving services to Nigerians,” and called on agencies under the ministry’s supervision to explore ways to partner with the trade delegation.

The Permanent Secretary, Mr. S. Zakari, lauded the trade delegation for their desire to partner with the ministry, and assured that their proposals would be studied to ascertain areas of cooperation.

Head of the Trade Mission, Belgium-African, Engr. Christian Verbrugghe, talked about his personal company called Zingametall which is renowned for providing protective covering for steel against corrosion. The technology which is very intricate can be deployed to protect vessels and offshore platforms.

The General Manager, Dredging International Services, Mr. Stefaan Van Velthoven, said his company which is handling the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos, has been in Nigeria for the past 18 years, adding that he looked forward to sustainable partnership between Nigeria and Belgium.

Join Daily Trust WhatsApp Community For Quick Access To News and Happenings Around You.

Nigerians in Nigeria and those in diaspora can now be paid in US Dollars. Premium domains can earn you as much as $17,000 (₦27 million).


Click here to start earning.