The formal launching of the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Business and Investment club took place on Thursday, 18th of July 2019 at The Banquet Hall of the Nigerian High Commission, London. In attendance include Chairman: H.E Ambassador George Adesola Oguntade, CFR, CON. Guest of Honour: John Howell (MP), British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria amongst others.
The National, Zonal and state investment clubs are new platforms and initiative of the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS) to attract investments into Nigeria and promote partnership amongst Nigerians in Diaspora, UK and international businesses. The first batch of registration for the investment club also took place at the launch.
The initiative was launched by the High Commissioner of Nigeria to the UK, Ambassador George Oguntade and was organised by Mr Bimbo Roberts Folayan FIIM, (MBCS CITP), Executive Director, Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS) and his team.
Tim Morris, the former British Ambassador to Sudan gave a speech. Dr Boma Douglas, CANUK Chairman, Chibuzo Ubochi of (NIDO UK) and a few more also made an eloquent hopeful speech during the event.
Business Presentation That Took Place At The Launch
- FCMB BANK and a presentation by Ms Stella Okuzu
- Mobihealth Telemedicine by the CEO Mrs Becky Adewara
- EcoStime Limited by Phillip Gafney
- Alternative Africa by Mr Idris Adesina
- Vanerable Sydney Children’s Healthcare by Nnena Okoturo
- Credit for Community Development by Valeria Ayodele
- 1st Crack by Markus Hoffman
The NDDIS Nigerian Business and investment club registration is still effective after the event for those still interested.
The evening ended with refreshment and networking after a successful launch.
PICTURES FROM THE EVENT