Trade Mission to Nigeria - March 1st to 5th, 2015
The Nigeria Portugal Friendship & Business Association in partnership with the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a trade mission to Lagos, Nigeria, between the 1st and the 5th of March 2015. Six Portuguese companies participated in the mission. The programme included, on March 2nd, in the morning, meetings with Mr. Pedro Hipólito, CEO and founding member of the Association, and Mrs. Christabel Onyejekwe, founding member of the Association as well. In the afternoon of the same day there was a welcome session with Mr. Tunde Lemo, Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and H.E. Mr. António Pedro Rodrigues da Silva, Portuguese Ambassador to Nigeria, several presentations by speakers from the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bank of Industry, Fidelity Bank, and KS Legal, as well as a networking dinner with members of the Nigeria Portugal Friendship & Business Association and the local business community. On March 3rd, the companies participated in business meetings at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and on March 4th and 5th there were several other business-to-business meetings. The trade mission was featured in The Guardian.