The Federal Government has opened fresh talks with leading businesses in Athens, Greece, on Direct Foreign Investment (DFI) in the transport and allied sectors of the economy. The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, led a team of chief executives of parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Transportation to the 2021 Greek-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce and Technology (GNCCT) and Investment Summit, held in Athens.
The Athens investment summit focused on discovering high net worth investments in maritime transport, aquaculture, circular economy, education and manufacturing. The authority’s Assistant General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Ibrahim Nasiru said in a statement that the minister’s delegation includes the Acting Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello- Koko; Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashir Yusuf Jamoh, Bank of Industry (BoI)’s Chief Executive Officer, Olukayode Pitan and Acting CEO of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC), Emeka Offor. The Nigerian Ambassador to Greece, H. E. Opunimi Akinkugbe and the country’s Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, was among the eminent persons at the summit.