Lagos fair ends, stakeholders predict better future

Anna Okon Operators in the organised private sector and government agencies are anticipating a better future for industries and greater prospect for the economy with the successful conclusion of the 2017 Lagos International Trade Fair. The 10-day event ended on Sunday with discussions on the theme: ‘Promoting Industrialisation for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth’. In […]
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