Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has reiterated his commitment to create a friendly environment for investment in the state. He said this while meeting with representatives of APM Terminals. The meeting is to advance the development of the Badagry Deep Sea Port project.
The Governor also stressed the importance of private sector participation in driving economic development in the state.
The Badagry Deep Sea Port Project with an investment of over $2.3billion will address the State infrastructure & Urban renewal agenda. This, in addition to the massive investment in Ibeju Lekki Area of the state will be a major boost to the state and national economy. It will also position the state as a viable business hub not just in West Africa but in the continent as a whole.
The facility on completion would generate over 500,000 direct and indirect jobs.