The President of Abuja chamber, Mr. Tony Ejinkeonye, emphasized the peculiarity of Abuja as the new Federal Capital of Nigeria as the fastest growing city in Africa both in terms of population and infrastructural development, especially in the real estate sector and urged their hosts to key in as their investments are not only safe but are guaranteed high returns.
He made this statement at a meeting while undertaken a trade mission to the people’s Republic of China to seek economic and commercial partnership with the various chambers of commerce in many important commercial districts and provinces in China.
The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce, who was accompanied on the trip by the Vice President, Media, Mr. Jude Igwe said; “We are here to get both sides to act as facilitators of business cooperation and interactions between members of the chambers in particular and both countries in general.”
In the first of the series of meetings scheduled for this trade mission, a meeting was held between the officials of Guizhuo Chamber of Commerce, Foshan Branch, with its President Mr. Wei Hai (who also doubles as the Deputy President, Guangdong Province branch) led other officials including the Vice President, Mr. Wu Wenlong, Mr. Huang Hua and Mr. William Zhang among others.
Mr Tony said: “Various issues affecting trade and commerce between business men and in particular members of the chamber movement in both countries were discussed. The problem areas were identified and fully analyzed and solutions suggested.”
He cited examples of many Chinese companies that are doing so well in the construction of highways and airports in Nigeria and promised that Abuja chamber would be ready to facilitate any such moves by genuine members of their chambers willing to come to Nigeria for serious businesses.
On their part, Mr. Wei Hai, expressed their profound gratitude for the visit and all the good agreements reached.
He congratulated Nigeria for the peaceful elections and promised that they would sensitize their members on the business opportunities available in Nigeria and encourage those that have the capacity to go and invest.
At the close of deliberations, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed and exchanged.