The President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market in New York, calling on the United States business community to invest in Nigeria’s “bubbling market”.
Tinubu called on investors at the closing bell ceremony held at the seven-storey tower of the Nasdaq headquarters in New York, on Wednesday, September 20.
In attendance also was the President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Scott Eisner.
Speaking at the event, Tinubu noted that he is honoured to bring Nigeria to their door step.
He said, “I am happy to bring Nigeria to your doorsteps and honoured that we’re here today with a bubbling maket that will evolve the West African subregion.
“The greatest economy is Nigeria. There is an immense opportunity in Nigeria that you can invest your money without fear.”
The Nigerian leader cited the removal of “a lot of the bottlenecks”, including the fuel subsidy which he described as corrupt, adding that his administration had retooled the exchange rate to a “reliable, dependable one-figure floating of the exchange naira”.
“You are free to take in your money and bring out your money,” he continued. ” I count on you to invest in Nigeria.