July 15, 2021 / 09:29 AM / By NGX / Header Image Credit: NGX
Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited was
pleased to collaborate with the Bureau of Public Enterprises and the Nigerian
Investment Promotion Commission to host an investors' webinar on Tuesday, 13
July 2021. The event was headlined by the Vice President, Federal Republic of
Nigeria, and Chairman of
the National Council on Privatization
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, GCON.
Speaking at the event, The Group Chief Executive Officer,
NGX Group Plc, Mr. Oscar N. Onyema, OON, gave a presentation on unlocking
investment opportunities in Nigeria through privatization, where he sounded the
call for public and private sector players to work together to support
Nigeria's economic reform programmes. He also highlighted the role of NGX
Group, stating, "At NGX Group, we are keen to support both public and private
sectors to achieve greater success in resource optimization. We are also
actively involved in contributing to policy formulation and advocacy to ensure
that entities can thrive within an enabling environment."
featured at the event were Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex
A. Okoh; Honourable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr.
(Mrs) Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed; Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Mr.
Suleiman Adamu; Director, Energy, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mr. Yunana
Malo; Director, Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnership, Bureau of
Public Enterprises, Mr. Amaechi Aloke; Executive Secretary, Nigerian Investment Promotion
Commission, Ms. Yewande Sadiku; Chief Economist/Partner, PwC, Mr. Andrew Nevin;
Partner & Portfolio Manager, Genesis Investment Management, Mr. Richard
Mather; Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Sovereign
Investment Authority, Mr. Uche Orji; President, Institute For Foresight And Leadership
(Nigeria & Canada), Dr. Ifeanyi Onyemere; Chairman, Heirs Holding, Mr. Tony
Elumelu, CON; Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kolo Kyari; Managing
Director, Indorama Eleme Petro-Chemicals Company, Mr. Manish Mundra; and
Chairman of the Automobile Committee on Non-Performing Enterprises, Mr. Jumat
To draw the curtain on
the event, the CEO, NGX Limited, Mr Temi Popoola, CFA stated, "I would
like to reiterate that the ability to unlock the investment opportunities in
Nigeria's privatization and economic reform programmes will be impacted by our
collective ability to overcome our prevailing challenges, and to leverage the
opportunities that abound amidst these challenges.
As you seek to leverage these opportunities, please be reminded that NGX
remains a veritable platform for all investment needs. At NGX, we continually
work with all key stakeholders to develop products and services that meet the
needs of stakeholders, whilst deepening the Nigerian capital market."
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