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Lagos’ll support your growth, Sanwo-Olu assures businesses


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured manufacturers of his administration’s resolve to improve the country’s business environment and make Lagos the first choice for business.

Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance at the completion ceremony of the first 2000 vehicles assembled by GAC Motors in Lagos on Tuesday.

‘’I stand before you today, enveloped with immense pride and optimism, as we celebrate a monumental achievement in the industrious heart of Lagos. Our vibrant city now hosts a thriving hub of automotive excellence, thanks to the diligent efforts of CIG Motors, a commendable Chinese indigenous car manufacturing entity.

‘’Today, we applaud their remarkable milestone of assembling 2,000 vehicles right here on Lagos soil. This accomplishment is not just a testament to their expertise, but a reflection of the promising synergy between international partnerships and local talent,’ he said.’

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Sanwo-Olu stressed that in a rapidly globalizing world, such collaborations are the propellers of sustainable economic growth, adding that the establishment of CIG Motors in the state is a glowing emblem of the state’s openness to investments that foster job creation, skill development, wealth creation, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

He said the milestone is a solid step towards the state’s aspiration of making Lagos a hub of industrialization and innovation, and a narrative of how international partnerships, coupled with a conducive business environment, can fast-track the journey towards economic buoyancy and societal advancement.

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The governor assured that the state government will continue to find ways to support the growth of CIG Motors and other private sector players, through business-friendly regulations, provision of infrastructure, and investments in quality technical education to produce a world-class workforce.

On our part, we shall continue to find ways to support your growth and that of other private sector players. Through business-friendly regulations, provision of infrastructure and investments in quality technical education to produce world-class workforce, we are committed to ensuring that Lagos remains the first choice for business, not only in Nigeria but across the West African landscape,’’ he said.

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