The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Geoffrey Onyeama hosted New Frontier Developments CEO Hassan Usman at the official launch of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Legacy Projects, on Thursday, 18th May 2023.
The Legacy Projects consists of 3 independent ICT-driven initiatives namely: (i) The Nigerian Global Citizen Help Desk (ii) The Nigerian Global Business Match-Making Portal and (iii) The Diplomatic Service Digitization Initiative, which unified the websites of all Nigerian Missions with that of Headquarters in one secured space.
NGBM (“Nigeria Global Business Match”) is an Online Business Matchmaking Platform created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to provide ease of access to foreign trade and investors for verified Nigerian Businesses. It leverages on Nigeria’s Diplomatic presence in over 109 Missions abroad to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) to the country.
New Frontier officially became the first company to launch the platform live at the ceremony, with Mr Hassan Usman sending the first messages from a Nigerian based Company.
The event was attended by the Governor of Edo state, H.E. Godwin Obaseki, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Sen. Bulkachuwa Adamu Muhammad, Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Chairman/CEO of Nigerian in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, among other dignitaries.
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