Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria is open to more investments from foreign companies including those from Turkey, Concise News reports.
Osinbajo said the West African nation is open to foreign investments in the construction, manufacturing, technology and other sectors.
Osinbajo said this in Abuja on Tuesday as he received a Turkish business delegation led by Turkey’s Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan.
According to Osinbajo, Nigeria and Turkey have had a long history of bilateral relations, adding that he looks forward to more cooperation between the two nations.
“I think also that more opportunities will come for further interactions with Turkey, especially in the light of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement we just signed,” Osinbajo noted.
“I believe very strongly that this is an opportunity also for Turkey to participate fully in the African economies, in particular, Nigeria’s economy. As you are well aware, several Turkish companies are already operating in Nigeria, in construction, manufacturing and other areas.”
On his part, the Turkish Minister of Trade Pekcan said she expects an increase in bilateral trade volume between Nigeria and Turkey and the deepening of economic ties.
She also thanked the Nigerian government for its continued role in tackling the global threat of terrorism.