The Chairman/Chief Coordinator, Invest in Africa World Summit and Expo, Angelo Elosia, has announced that Nigeria will host the World Summit for Single Market in Africa on March 23, 2021. Elosia made this known while speaking to newsmen on the sidelines of the Invest in Africa World Summit and Expo 2020 with Digital Economy in Africa (DEAP) in Abuja.
The programme was tagged, “Economic and Technical Innovations for Africa During and After COVID-19”
According to him, the summit was a transitional programme designed to usher in the World Summit for Single Market in Africa in 2021.
His words: “The idea is to bring the various African countries under one umbrella and to harness the regional market for Africa’s structural transformation.
“We look forward to the hosting of the event as Nigeria is ripe and Africa is indeed ready for the world. “
Speaking on the aims and objective of the Summit, Elosia further opined that “The summit brings into focus the African aspiration both in rural and urban areas with the opportunity of coming together to foster these aspirations in economic and grassroots development.”
“It will also promote investment and partnerships for sustainable economic development towards poverty eradication in Africa.”
“Some of its objectives includes investing in digital infrastructure, literary and skills, financial services, digital entrepreneurship and innovation, youth development and women empowerment.”
“Others are to promote and create a forum for partnerships and joint ventures in Africa, to mention a few.”