U.S. proud to be one of largest foreign investors in Nigeria — Envoy

The United States Consul General, Will Stevens, says his country is proud to be one of the largest foreign investors in Nigeria, with FDI totaling 5.6 billion dollars in 2022.

Stevens said this during the Omniverse Summit at Landmark Event Centre on Thursday, in Lagos.

The consul general spoke on the theme: “The Role of Technology in Fostering International Collaboration in an Interconnected World”.

He said that Nigeria was the United States’ second-largest trading partner in Africa with two-way trade exceeding 10.6 billion dollars in 2022.

“There are over 80 U.S. companies operating in Nigeria, in manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and technology,” he said.

Stevens reiterated his country’s commitment to supporting Nigeria and Africa on the journey to prosperity.

The consul general said that a strong and prosperous Africa was good for the world.

He called for collaboration, sharing knowledge, and pooling resources to overcome obstacles and achieve the seemingly impossible.



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