As part of its initiatives to support economic development across tiers of government as well as drive revenue generation, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Nigeria’s largest financial Institutions has thrown its weight behind the Ogun State Investment Forum taking place on Wednesday and Thursday, May 21-22, 2014 atThe June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta.
The forum which is in its second edition is organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the Ogun State Government. This year’s theme aptly titled “Ogun State – Open for Business” will focus on the enhanced agricultural production sectors and accelerated urban development areas of the state, highlighting the abundant agricultural resources and investment opportunities whichabound. The forum will have in attendance sector experts, financial institutions, investors and investment brokers, local and international organizations, development and technical partners, with high level state and federal government officials representing the focused sectors and other spheres of interest.
According to the Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, FirstBank; Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney “coming on the heels of our recent sponsorship of the Oyo State Summit, FirstBank, will remain steadfast in its promotion of thought leadership and building economic development in various states of the federation. With our support of the Ogun State Investment Forum and the various opportunities that are embedded in the development of agriculture in the state, we aim to build wealth creation as well as boost revenue generation of the state”.