Visionscape Group Partners Nigeria’s First Financial Times Summit

Visionscape Group has announced its participation as a gold sponsor and exhibitor at the first ever Financial Times summit in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday 31st May 2018, in Eko Hotel, Lagos.
The theme of the summit, ‘Dispelling Uncertainty and Building Resilience’ will feature talks of high-ranking representatives of the government and captains of industry. Director, Visionscape International Holdings, Adeniyi Makanjuola will sit in a one-on-one with David Pilling, Africa Editor, Financial Times discussing the transition to the green economy and how the Group is championing green growth across Africa. Also, John Irvine, CEO, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions will participate in a panel discussion that shines a spotlight on how infrastructure in waste management is pivotal as a building block of diversification.
Speaking on the environmental utility group’s participation in the first outing of the summit to be staged in West Africa, Motunrayo Elias, Head Corporate Communications, Visionscape Group iterated that the Visionscape Group is proud to be supporting the Financial Times Summit.
“With the need for economic diversification across Africa and emerging markets, the Visionscape Group is proud to be supporting the Financial Times Summit. The shift towards a green economy is imminent as the world seeks sustainable solutions to the emerging global resource crisis. The Visionscape Group bridges that gap by leveraging on our collective strength as an integrated Group of companies, partnering with cities and governments. We believe public-private synergy is the future in the development of infrastructure and we are glad to be leading that conversation across emerging markets” Elias stated.
Highlighting the purpose of the summit, Financial Times Live stated; “Nigeria is characterized as a country with huge potential and tough challenges. The reduction in oil export earnings is at the heart of many of the country’s woes but it has also given renewed impetus for the government to implement reforms, strengthen economic resilience and diversify sources of revenue. The event will focus on how Nigeria can diversify from oil dependency, deliver long-term inclusive growth and realize its ambition to become Africa’s economic powerhouse.”
Presented by the London based world’s leading news organisation, Financial Times Live, the Financial Times Nigeria summit is organised to shine a light on Nigeria’s complex economic and investment climate.
The event is expected to host 300 attendees from around the world, bringing together senior policy-makers, international investors and corporations, and multilateral organisations to put forward realistic solutions to facilitated investment in Nigeria.

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