Lagos State government on Tuesday said the state attracted an investment worth $8.32 billon in the last two years.
Special Adviser to Gover Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sustainable Development Goals and Investment (SDGs), Mrs. Solape Hammond made this known at a press briefing to give the score card of the the Sanwo-Olu led administration.
In her address, Mrs Hammond said the office started on a strong footing, which has seen investment worth close to $8.32 billion being proposed for start-up in the state.
“The Office in the last two years of this administration and in line with its mandates to facilitate investments that will bring about the attainment of the global development goals and the State’s development Agenda (T.H.E.M.E.S) has strategically carried out series of programmes and activities to achieve these targets.
“The Office started on a strong footing that has seen investment worth close to $8.32 billion in investment being proposed for start-up in the state.
“More importantly, the Office participated in high level investment forum that will eventually yield the desired investment target for the State. Some of this investment forum include but not limited to: TICAD 2019, Yokohama Tokyo, Nigeria-Atlanta Investment Summit, World Urban Forum (WUF10) held at the National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2020 Fair Saturday’s Virtual Forum and second West Africa Cold Chain Summit & Exhibition (WACCSE),” she said.