President Goodluck Jonathan hosted a presidential launch to unveil the top 100 companies operating in Nigeria under the Top 100 Business Initiative designed to mark the Nigeria centenary. The President , stated that the Federal Government identified 100 companies contributing to the nation’s economic growth and decided to recognize them.
Mr Aganga said, “Behind Nigeria’s successes are real companies which do business every day. These companies create jobs, employ our people and they keep the economy growing that is why we organised the top 100 companies’ event for the first time.”
“These companies have built considerable scale in Nigeria and continue to show strong commitment to invest more”, he added. The top companies initiative which coincide with Nigeria’s centenary year, cut across various sectors such as such as oil and gas, telecommunication, construction, food manufacturing companies, among others.