- July 1, 2021
- Posted by: adminer
- Category: International
The Chairman of BUA Group, Mr Abdul Samad Rabiu, has been appointed as the inaugural president of France-Nigeria Business Council which was launched by French President, Emmanuel Macron.
Other members of the Council are Gilbert Chagoury of Chagoury Group; Mike Adenuga of Globacom and Conoil; Aliko Dangote of Dangote Industries; Tony Elumelu, Chairman UBA & Heirs Holdings, and Herbert Wigwe, CEO, Access Bank as the Nigerian members of the council.
The largest French companies including Dassault, Danone, Axens, Ponticelli and Total Energies are also members of the council.
Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the council in Paris, a statement quoted to have thanked Macron for his vision in creating the French Nigeria Business Council which he said had led to a reset in the business relationship between Nigeria and France and has created a viable platform for business from both countries to partner and improve business ties.