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NIGERIA: Courteville targets expansion, woos Caribbean investors

Group Managing Director, Mr. Adebola AkindeleIn a strategic move to further expand its operation beyond the shores of Nigeria, Courteville Business Solution, CBS, recently engaged business communities in three Caribbean countries in a six-day trade mission.

The tour of the region, which saw the company traversing countries like Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago was at the instance of Caribbean Enterprise Network UK (CENUK).

The six-day tour of the nations was termed ‘Courteville Meets the Caribbean Trade Mission’

The Courteville Business Solutions delegation was led by the Group Managing Director, Mr. Adebola Akindele.  Other members include Mr. Wale Sonaike, Deputy Managing Director, AutoReg Franchise, Mr. Femi Niyi, Executive Director  Projects , Strategy and Research and Denis St Bernard, Director of Priority Group International UK/CENUK, Mr Wole Oyewo, Courteville’s Communications consultant.

Addressing the investors during the tour, Akindele, who led the team of CBS delegation,described Courteville’s profile and indicated his confidence that with his seven year tenure and the listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Courteville Business Solutions could be a credible partner to Small Business Association in Jamaica.

He observed that the company’s track record as a business solutions provider with a specialty in Information Technology in Nigeria and Sierra Leone, as well its possession of experienced data managers, could help it in accessing and providing bespoke systems that could solve most challenges associated with the management of large banks of data.

According to him, “Courteville Business Solution is a 21st century company listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange doing revolutionary things in business in Nigeria and Sierra Leone.”

He expounded on the tremendous opportunities that exist in a dynamic African market, adding that Nigeria grows at a rate of seven percent per annum – far better than any European country- saying that there are some cultural and economic synergies that exist between Jamaica and Nigeria.

As part of the Courteville meets the Caribbean Trade Mission, Akindele was invited to speak at a special luncheon of the Jamaica Stock Exchange at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston.

Akindele further stated that Courteville has been listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange for the past five years and capitalized at $250 million in shareholder fund. Courtevilles’s AutoReg franchise is currently in use in 22 states in Nigeria and would hopefully expand its reach to 30 states before the end of the year.

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