mike purvesThe Director of UK Trade and Investment, Mike Purves has said that part of the reasons he was at the Lagos Economic Summit, Tagged Ehingbeti 2014 was to see how the UK could help in partnering and developing Lagos State in terms of investments.

He stated that his industry had a strong relationship with the Lagos State Government and which will help encourage investors from the UK to come and invest in the state.

He emphasized the importance of partnership between the UK Government and Lagos State Government.

Speaking on Channels Television Business Morning, Mr. Purves gave assurance of his support in the development of Lagos.

Focusing on power, agriculture, housing and transportation, Mr. Purves insisted that investment can only develop when there is a strong partnership between the two countries.

He noted that there had been a high increase of UK companies coming to Lagos to invest, assuring that when he gets back to his country, talks would begin between both countries on how to further expand the relationship.

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