The Nigerian Investment and Promotion Commission (NIPC), has stressed the need to constantly improve the business environment at the local level to attract more investment into the country.
The Chief Executive Officer of NIPC, Ms Yewande Sadiku, said apart from the improvement recorded at the national level, it is also imperative to ensure that the business climate in the states become more attractive for investment.
She reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to progressively improve the overall business environment, noting that since the long-term growth potential remains compelling, the country must remain the investment hub for existing and potential investors.
Sadiku said the Commission will support all state governments in profiling investment opportunities that would attract foreign investors to the state.
Sheadded that the NIPC is creating a platform for capacity building, and profiling investment opportunities; starting with a tool that would help in profiling small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs).