Nigeria’s Elan Expo is predicted to bring over US$50 billion of investment into the country by early 2017, the fair’s organizers told The Guardian.
The first-of-its-kind fair was held last week (November 9-11, 2016), and boasted 60 exhibitors from 12 countries worldwide. The exhibition was designed to showcase investment opportunities in Nigeria’s food, cosmetics, furniture and construction industries.
“This is the first time we are having a four-in-one exhibition in Nigeria and they are mostly on the sectors that the present administration is interested in to drive economic growth. We are having this fair to open up investment opportunities in the construction sector, food and agro, cosmetics and furniture,” Project Coordinator for Nigeria 4-in-one Elan Expo Jude Chime told The Guardian. “We expect a whole lot of investment coming into the country probably by first quarter of 2017.