Nigerian businesses have been given another opening to the rest of the world as the federal government has launched an online platform that would connect foreign businesses that want to do business with Nigerian businesses.
The government also set up a help desk to attend to Nigerians in diaspora who need information on provision for help.The Nigeria Global Business Match, NGBM is a real-time online one stop-shop where foreign businesses seeking to do business in Nigeria can transparently conduct end to end transactions with Nigerian registered and verified businesses in a secured and trusted online platform.NGNM provides a database of registered Nigerian businesses to its foreign counterparts
platform.NGNM provides a database of registered Nigerian businesses to its foreign counterparts.The essence is to leverage on the ministry of Foreign Affairs global presence to boost Nigeria’s overall international business, trade and economic relations.
President Muhammadu Buhari said the projects were targeted towards achieving the mandates given to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and would be extremely beneficial to Nigerians abroad.Buhari who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, appreciated partner ministries, departments and agencies for their contributions and support, particularly those that provided database access for verification purposes
He said: “I would like to urge the staff of the ministry, especially those who will interface directly with this system to utilise them diligently and ensure effective delivery of qualitative service to Nigerian citizens.”