By Babajide Komolafe
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will host chief executives officers from the private sector in the 5th Lagos Corporate Assembly holding this week.
The event, which is organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperative is tagged “A+ Meets Business.”
It will be held on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at the banquet Hall, State House, Ikeja, Lagos.
This was disclosed today by the Commissioner, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye in his office. He explained that Corporate Assembly is a forum for public and private sectors engagement which provides a platform for feedback and regular interaction between the Lagos State Government and members of the Organized Private Sector (OPS) in the State.According to him, the assembly would provide the opportunity for captains of industries, chief executive officers, managing directors and other stakeholders in the business world to discuss with Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Governor, on factors militating against doing business in the state among other issues.
At the event both the private sector and government would have the opportunity to evaluate the actions taken on the issues that arose at the last Corporate Assembly and measure the success of policies and decisions put in place to further create a conducive atmosphere for businesses to thrive in the State.
This 5th Lagos Corporate Assembly is the first to be held by the Governor Ambode’s administration. The maiden edition of the Assembly was held on 22nd March, 2012 at Lekki Free Trade Zone while the last one was held on 16th September, 2014 also at Ibeju-Lekki.