In 2020, it was unanimously agreed by (Ikorodu chamber of commerce and Industry) ICCI members to look inward for alliance and affiliation for the Trade Fair’s maiden edition, hence the choice of Lagos State Polytechnic, (LASPOTECH).
Sequel to the agreed mutual benefits, thereafter, The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Co-operatives found the association of ICCl and LASPOTECH comfortable and gave their needed support.
Aware of the high standards expected of a Trade Fair, ICCI strives up to goals. With the capability and readiness to enter into business interactions with institutions all over the world, in due course.
In recognition of the importance and usefulness, of increasing members of the exhibitors and visitors, ICCI projected the Trade Fair to attract keen interest and patronage. Offering a unique exposition for manufacturers, suppliers, buyers and users of a wide range of goods and investments as well as trade promotions.
In line with the country’s development
priorities, special emphasis is given to products and services such as Agriculture and Agro-Allied products, Building, Construction, Plants and Equipment.
Ikorodu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) was incorporated in 2011 as a legal entity pursuant to the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990.
It is a private, non-profit making organisation of the business community in Ikorodu Division. The Chamber comprises prominently successful businessmen and professionals who have a passion for ensuring the progress and development of businesses situated within Ikorodu Division.
The area covered by Ikorodu Division is approximately 161,954 sq. Kilometres comprising lkorodu Central Local Government, Ikorodu West LCDA, Ikorodu North LCDA, Igbogbo/Baiyeku LCDA, Imota LCDA, and ljede LCDA.
The effect of the population growth has led to rapid economic activities of the people. The influx of people has also contributed in no small measure to an increase in the demand for further infrastructural facilities.
By a resolution of Ikorodu Division Development Resources Group (IDRDG), ICCI was established and registered in 2011, This is to facilitate the realisation of the objectives of promoting, supporting and protecting the interest of the business community in Ikorodu Division as well as to liaise with the Government and the Private Sector within and outside Nigeria to promote infrastructural development and further attract and increasing trade and industry among other things.
Lagos State College of Science and Technology (now known as Lagos State Polytechnic) was established with the promulgation of Lagos State Edict No1 of 1978 with retroactive effect from June 1, 1977.
On August 1, 1978, the School of Agriculture in Ikorodu was merged with the institution and it became the embryo of the present-day permanent site in lkorodu. After 10 years of existence in 1988, the Lagos state government changed the name of the Institution from Lagos State College of Science and Technology (LACOSTECH).
It is important to note that Ikorodu Division has the largest Industrial Estate in West Africa and the biggest thermal station for power generation in Nigeria.
The atmosphere and the environment in the Division are very much conducive for additional industrial and commercial transformation. A beneficial reason why Ikorodu division witnessed a bumper pudding of Trade Fair this year.