LCCI holds roundtable on regulatory environment


The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice in the organized private sector (OPS) in Nigeria, is set to hold a roundtable on Nigeria’s regulatory environment and its impact on businesses viz-a-viz the economy.

This is aimed at examining the activities of the regulatory agencies in the country as well as strengthening the relations between the private sector and these agencies of government.

The roundtable, according to LCCI, is scheduled to hold on Tuesday 2nd April, 2019 at Commerce House, 1, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island, Lagos by 9am.

Muda Yusuf, Director General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said: “The regulatory environment is a critical factor in the ease of doing business. Engagement of the regulatory institutions has become imperative because of their role and impact on the quality of the business environment.

“We need to engage these institutions in order to deepen communication and dialogue in the context of pushing private partnership. We seek regulatory institutions that are investment friendly and that would complement the efforts of the private sector to create wealth and generate employment.”

Yusuf further stressed that, “the event hopes to have in attendance the leadership of key regulatory agencies such as the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

“Also expected are Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)”.

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