Former Nigeria High Commissioner to United Kingdom, Dr. Christopher Kolade has advised Nigeria to channel her resources to encouraging excellence by appreciating her value system.
kolade gave the advice recently in Lagos while speaking at the Presidential Dinner and Awards Night organised by Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC).
Organised by the chamber to reward excellence, the forum had dignitaries from all over the country and abroad in attendance. Kolade spoke passionately about his belief in Nigerian companies and entrepreneurs, highlighting the can-do-spirit of the country but cautioned against any attempt to jettison values for corruption.
Managing Directors of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Seni Adetu, Standard Chartered Bank, Mrs. Bola Adesola and President of Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce, Adeyemi Adefulu, who also spoke at the event, harped on the need to strengthen business relations between Nigeria and Britain.