Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, Amb. Baba Madugu, has spoken of the interest of Swiss companies in investing in the country. Speaking on the sidelines of the African Day celebration held in Bern, he said that no fewer than 32 Swiss companies have indicated interest in the nation’s oil and gas sector.

Madugu also listed Information Communication Technology (ICT), agriculture and solid minerals sectors among the areas the investors were interested in. According to him, the development was a fall-out of the Swiss-Nigeria investment forum held in Zurich in 2018.

The envoy, while speaking on the African Day celebration, noted that the annual event was aimed at showcasing the investment opportunities abound in the continent. He said it was meant to enhance the various partnerships between Switzerland and African nations with a view to further deepening relations.

Also, Mr Celeste Ugochukwu, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDO) Swiss, said the event also served as an opportunity for the African Diaspora and other stakeholders to be informed of development in the continent.