Abuja, Nigeria – October 15, 2023 – The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ms. Aisha Rimi. This appointment, announced by the Presidency on Friday, October 13, 2023, underscores the government’s commitment to advancing Nigeria’s economic development through strategic investment promotion.
A leading transaction lawyer with expertise in foreign investment and business advisory for doing business in Africa, Ms. Rimi has significant experience working with development finance institutions (DFIs) on multi-million-dollar investments in infrastructure projects.
Aisha Rimi’s appointment as CEO of NIPC comes at a time when the country is poised to attract significant investments in key sectors including infrastructure, energy, agriculture, and manufacturing. Her proven track record and deep understanding of the Nigerian investment landscape will be invaluable in leading NIPC’s efforts to promote and facilitate investments that will create jobs and drive economic growth.
She is scheduled to assume office on Monday, October 16, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. and will be welcomed by NIPC Management and staff.