As part of activities to improve the long standing bi-lateral trade relations between the United Kingdom and Nigeria, MP Shadow Secretary of State Mr Chuka Umunna led a trade delegation to visit Nigeria on a strategic trade mission.
The trade delegation which comprised a total of 22 companies covering Energy, ICT, Healthcare, Transport, Industrial Paints and Business and Consumer Services.
There are to engage and partner with Nigerian businesses and institutions through the auspices of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Speaking at a Trade Forum held in Protea Hotel Ikoyi, Lagos the British MP Mr Chuka Umunna a Nigerian by descent, described the economic changes in the country as remarkable and viable for strategic engagement.
He said the trade delegation from the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will seek to explore ways of assisting Nigerian businesses in the area of Infrastructure, Legal framework and development.
President of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry Arch T.C. Awagu in welcoming address commended MP Chris Umunna for the timely visit.
He said the trade delegation visit corroborated renewed efforts of the President Goodluck Jonathan Administration drive for increasing Foreign Direct Investment inflows into the country.