President Tinubu’s Global Investor Outreach Yields Positive Results, Says SGF Akume


The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, has emphasized the crucial role of a robust collaboration between the public and private sectors in driving research and development (R&D) in Nigeria.

Akume highlighted President Bola Tinubu’s relentless efforts to attract global investors, asserting that these endeavors are yielding positive results for the nation’s economy.

Speaking at the 21st convocation lecture of Igbinedion University in Okada, Edo, Akume stressed that President Tinubu’s commitment to wooing investors worldwide is contributing to the economic repositioning of Nigeria and an improved quality of life for its citizens.

The lecture, titled “Public and Private Sector Intervention in Tertiary Education in Nigeria: Stimulus for Innovative Research and Development,” underlined the significance of collaboration between the public and private sectors in driving sustainable growth.

Akume argued that the future of Nigeria hinges on the quality of education provided in tertiary institutions, emphasizing the need for synergy between these sectors.

Akume asserted, “With collaboration between public and private sectors, we can stimulate research and development, thereby driving sustainable growth and ensuring a brighter future for our great nation.”

In addressing the challenges of unemployment, the SGF highlighted the youth-focused policies of the present administration.

He encouraged graduates at the convocation to leverage these policies, pointing out that over N10 billion has been allocated in the budget for youth-focused programs.

Source: Peoples Gazette

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