More than 3000 communication and technology investors are expected to participate at the 5th Nigerian Communication and Technology Summit scheduled to hold in the United Kingdom, the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said.
The two-day event organised by the Ministry of Communications and the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS), will hold from April 27-28 in London, according to Shittu, who briefed journalists about the event in Abuja.
The minister said the summit would feature communication companies, investors, funders, government leaders, business leaders, British business leaders, Diaspora business leaders, equipment and technology supplier, bankers, entrepreneurs, venture capitals, states and federal government agencies.
Major speakers at the event include Shittu, Nigerian Ambassador to UK, Ambassador George Oguntade, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Hon Lanre Tejuosho and some captains of industry.
The minister said the aim of the summit is to galvanize Nigerian businessmen and women in the Diaspora and their counterparts in UK business environment along with international investors to establish new businesses in Nigeria.
He also explained that the summit would be an opportunity to identify potential sources of finance, technology and technological skills that could boost the promotion and stimulation of enterprise and the creation of jobs in Nigeria.