Lagos Business School hosted Singapore’s Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development and Trade and Industry, Dr Koh Poh Koon, on Wednesday, August 3, 2017 at the Breakfast Club meeting.
The Breakfast Club is a monthly meeting that provides C-suite executives quality intelligence on the operating business environment. The meeting which draws attendance from members of the diplomatic community, development partners and government officials is primarily aimed at affording a better understanding of current economic issues in the country.
Dr Koh, Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development and Trade and Industry, Singapore, spoke on the role Singapore can play in assisting Nigeria in becoming a global economy. He said that Nigeria has a lot of untapped potentials with a capacity to become a great global economy if it can overcome its various challenges. He further stated that Singapore hopes that it can play a role in Nigeria’s journey, and build an enduring economic partnership.
Other notable persons present include: Dr Ernest Charles Nwapa (FNSE), Founder/CEO, NG Content Future Concept Limited; Bismark Rewane, Managing Director, Financial Derivatives Limited; Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State (Trade and Industry) (National Development); Mr Wong Toon Joon, Director, Emerging Markets Division, MTI; Ms Bridget Shoo, Assistant Director, Emerging Markets Division, MTI; Ms Zheng Suzhen, Assistant Director, Emerging Markets Division, MTI; Mr Haresh Aswani, Honorary Consul-General of Singapore in Nigeria and Managing Director of Tolaram (Nigeria); Mr Lim Jun Kai, Country Officer, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa Directorate, MFA; Mr Ian Lee, Centre Director, Accra Overseas Centre, IE Singapore; Ms Kathy Lai, Deputy Chief Executive, IE Singapore; Mr Terence Yap, Manager, Middle East and Africa, IE Singapore; Mr Neoh Yi Liang, Manager, Food Division (Lifestyle Business Group), IE Singapore and Mr Edem Seshie, Business Development Manager, Accra Overseas Centre, IE Singapore.