The Chairman of the Nigerians in diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the signing of the MOU with the Nigeria Diaspora Summit Initiative (NDSI), a private sector- led organization as historic.
According her, the initiative which started in 2017 one that has finally has come into fruition in good time.
With the signing of the MOU, NIDCOM will partner with the NDSI to organize subsequent Annual Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summits.
“We ought to be proud of ourselves, When we talk about Diaspora, we must talk about investment and human capital development”, she said.
The NIDCOM boss thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for their support in the growth of the summit.
She thanked the Committee that has been piloting the initiative, who were mostly returnees from the Diaspora, not to relent in their efforts in the growth and development of the initiative.
Earlier, the secretary of the Commission, Engr. Dr. Yakubu Sule Bassi said that the summit initiative is to Institutionalize the Nigeria diaspora investment summit as an annual event; with the Nigeria Diaspora Summit Initiative group registered under the CAC
The Chairperson of Nigeria Diaspora Summit Initiative (NDSI) Dr. Badewa Adejugbe- Williams appreciated all that have contributed to the success of the event, for their encouragement, patience ,and the opportunity given to them.
She promised to work hard to encourage Nigerians abroad to invest in different sectors of the economy back home