Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, delivered the keynote address at this year’s Africa Summit, themed “What Makes Africa Work” in London, United Kingdom on 9th of October, 2017. The Africa Summit hosted by the Financial Times of London is a global forum reputed as one of the leading conferences in the world on African business and economic matters.
The newspaper itself has had a relationship with the African continent that stretches back to its opening issue more than 125 years ago. At the summit which attracts global leaders, economic experts, investors and intellectuals from Africa and around the world, Prof. Osinbajo discussed the increasing economic prospects in Africa and detailed the progress of the Buhari administration, especially through the Federal Government’s medium-term Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP, to the global audience.
The summit also included presentations from other leaders and speakers featuring first-hand experiences and interactions from government and business leaders in the continent, while providing credible opportunities and encouraging foreign investments. So far, the yearly event has become a platform for the dissemination of a more accurate and beneficial narrative of the improving economic environment in Africa.
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