Breaking News
Translate

#EndSARS: LCCI postpones 2020 Lagos Trade Fair

Kindly Share This Story:

ECONOMY

By Yinka Kolawale

As a fallout of the crisis precipitated by the  #EndSARS  protests, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has announced the postponement of the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair.

According to the Chamber, the fair which will feature both physical (In-person) and virtual (Online) platforms, is now scheduled to hold from Friday 4th  to Sunday 13th  December, 2020, noting that the shift is occasioned by the economic disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent EndSARS protests across the nation.

The Trade Fair is scheduled to run for a total of ten (10) days at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) in Lagos.

READ ALSO:NCC remits N344.71bn to Consolidated Revenue Fund

In a statement, Director General, LCCI, Muda Yusuf said: “The resolve to hold the 2020 edition of the fair is in line with the need for quick restoration of normalcy in the economic and commercial activities in Lagos State and our support for the ongoing “Protect Lagos” Campaign, which is geared towards rebuilding the Centre of Excellence. In addition to the General Interest Fair, the annual international business expo will also feature Special days for corporate organisations to showcase their inventions, innovations, and sustainability initiatives simultaneously with the fair. The focus, this year, is to facilitate trade and chart a way forward for the economy to exit the impending recession.”

 

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!