Mr. Sambo said this on Saturday.
Mr. Sambo said Nigeria and Canada enjoyed excellent bilateral relations with a new chapter of mutually strategic relations.
“Nigeria remains Canada’s largest trading partner with a trade volume of more than 3 billion dollars in the sub Saharan Africa,” he said.
The vice president also noted the positive contributions of Canada to Nigeria’s successful democratic journey.
“Canada recognises Nigeria’s unique role in Africa and global affairs and expressed readiness to take good advantage of the investment friendly environment provided by Nigeria through the economic, social, institutional and political reforms introduced by the past and present administrations,” he said.
High points of the event include presentations by Ministers of Trade and Investment, National Planning, and the Federal Capital Territory of the enormous opportunities awaiting investors.
Present at the event were the Governors of Abia, Rivers, Gombe, Bauchi, Plateau, Ogun, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom and about 12 ministers.
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