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Aliko Dangote, Bella Disu, Tony Elumelu, attend Choose France International Business Summit



Chairman of Heir Holdings, Tony Elumelu; Executive Vice-Chairman of Globacom, Bella Disu; and Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote.

Over 150 global business leaders including Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Bella Disu, attended the 2019 Choose France International Business Summit which took place at the Chateau de Versailles, France, on Monday, January 21, 2019.

The executives from multinational companies across the world met with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, at a dinner organised to promote France’s attractiveness as a business environment. They also used the summit to publicise major investments and partnerships involving French companies.

President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron and Executive Vice-Chairman, Globacom; Bella Disu

Disu, who represented Globacom, announced a deal with Nokia Alcatel-Lucent, a global telecom equipment manufacturing company, to supply, install, and integrate a new Sure Pay Intelligent Network platform that will substantially enhance Globacom subscribers’ experience.

She also presented a P.O. to Vocalcom Technology, another French company, to enhance Globacom’s Interactive Voice Response and Contact Center Solutions.

“These agreements are geared towards ensuring that Globacom continues to provide first-rate telecommunications services in the countries where we operate,” Disu said.

Earlier on Monday, she attended the inaugural meeting of the France-Nigeria Investment Club,
which President Macron launched during his 2018 visit to Nigeria.

Speaking in an interview, Disu described her engagements with global business leaders in France as impactful, adding that it was an important platform for exploring collaborations and business development.

“We have long chosen France, and we welcome every opportunity to expand our interests and alliances here,” Disu said.


  1. Claude ZOCLI

    January 22, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    I am so proud of all of them. Just got to know about Mrs. Bella DISU and I am just speechless, but with a huge pride. Congratulations and well done for who you all are for Africa my beloved continent. You are our role models. Being a woman is for me so symbolic, showing the strength of Africa. Who are we without the women in Africa?

  2. Ahmed Abbas Maswood

    January 22, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    Proud to have been associated with the Dangote Group from 2005 to 2007.
    Happy to read that Alhaji Aliko has looked that France for possible cooperation !

  3. YEMY

    January 22, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    You go girl , Lady CEO rocking it, beauty , brawn and brains

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