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Lekki deep sea port to begin operations 2023

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State has stated that the Lekki Deep Sea Port would begin operation fully in the third quarter of 2023.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu mentioned this on yesterday at the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of the Lekki Peninsula Region Conference and Expo 2021 organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives in collaboration with Lekki Development Ventures.

This was made known on Thursday in a statement titled, ‘Sanwo-Olu urges investors to take advantage of Lagos business policies, incentives.’

Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Governor called on investors to take advantage of the economic incentives attached to the Lekki axis of the state.

Represented by the Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Lola Akande, Sanwo-Olu stated that the event was organised to unveil the commercial, industrial, investment opportunities in the axis.

“There are also 100% foreign ownership of investments, 100% repatriation of capital, profits and dividends as well as waivers on all imports, exports and import licences as well as a waiver on all expatriate quotas for companies operating in the Lekki Free Zones,” the Governor was quoted as saying.

He added, “Multi-billion dollar investments, both foreign and local, are springing up within the zone and axis. As you are aware, the Lekki axis is on the verge of being home to Africa’s biggest oil refinery and it is expected to be operational soon.

“Also, the Lekki Deep Sea Port, when completed and operational in the third quarter of 2023, will be the most modern port in West Africa.

“These two projects are strategic as they will further open up the axis and unlock huge opportunities for investments and general development of the region.”

The Lekki Peninsula Region Conference and Expo 2021 is a 3days conference with theme ” HARNESSING THE COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL / INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES & GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES IN THE LEKKI PENINSULA REGION”

 

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