The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state is open to collaborative investments from willing partners and has the political will to address issues on climate change.
Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Tuesday at the Nordic – Nigeria Connect Smart City Lagos 2021, themed, ‘Developing a Greener Lagos.’
In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, Sanwo-Olu said, “Lagos is open for collaboration and investment. We have the talent and expertise. We have the financial markets. We have the demographics to support your business cases and plans.
“We have massive opportunities for the rollout of low-carbon infrastructure and solutions, and we have the political will, as a government, to ensure that your ideas and investments take root and thrive.
Speaking at the event on behalf of the Nordic countries, the Deputy Minister for International Trade, Finland, Ms. Nina Vaskunlahti; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway, Anniken Huitfeldt; State Secretary for Trade and Global Sustainability, Denmark, Mr. Steen Hommel; and State Secretary for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs, Sweden, Mr. Krister Nilsson, disclosed that their countries were set to partner with the Lagos State government in the areas of the circular economy, human development, recycling and waste management, green transport solution, among others.
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