NIPC Takes Innovative Approach to Market Investment Opportunities
In its quest to drive up private investment in various segments of the economy in the country, The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC, has said that it is profiling opportunities across sectors in Nigeria.
The Director, Investment Promotion of the Commission, Adeshina Emmanuel made this known at a recent media briefing by the Commission stating that such profiled opportunities are used in matchmaking their promoters with prospective investors.
Speaking on NIPC’s mandate, Emmanuel stated that the Commission has four principal functions – projecting an attractive business image of the country.
Also, promoting business opportunities across sectors, facilitation of investment into the country and intervening on behalf of investors if they have a challenge.
According to him, there were two broad approaches to reaching out to investors; through business and investment forums (BIFs) and through a targeted promotion drive.
To this end he revealed that the Commission is preparing sector profiles and Country-focused promotion strategy that would serve as tools for targeting investors.
When asked about the linkages between departments in the Commission, he said that there are proper linkages between the various operational departments.
He cites the linkage between the Department of Strategic Communications which provides input, such as business opportunities announcements for identifying and targeting investors
When such investors are ready, they are handed over to the Department of Investor Relations who provides facilitation services, he said.
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