The Lagos State Government says its doors are open for discussions on how to improve the economic fortune of the state.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Olamilekan Akodu said this at the Lagos Public Private Engagement Mechanism Dialogue Session organised by Growth and Empowerment in States, GEMS3.
Akodu charged participants to remove the barrier between government and the private sector through positive engagement.
Afeez Onisarotu of GEMS3 said the project had engaged more than thirty thousand business organisations in the state, on improved business environment and replicated same in other states of the federation where it operated presently.
Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Muda Yusuf, speaking on ‘Lagos State Private Sector perspectives to business constraints and possible solutions’ called for the streamlining of various permits and number of agencies regulating transport operations in the state.