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RIF Trust opens new office to mark Nigeria’s first anniversary

RIF Trust, an international citizenship and residency by investment advisory firm, has marked its first anniversary in Nigeria, with its newly opened office.

The firm simplifies the process of legally obtaining a second citizenship and residency permits abroad through their various programmes thereby giving opportunities on a global scale to individuals and businesses in Nigeria.

The event which took place at its newly opened Nigerian office, Wings Complex, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island, Lagos saw RIF Trust host prominent and high profile local and international individuals, who turned out in numbers for the event.

The star-studded event had in attendance Lorne Theophilus, chairman of the Citizenship by Investment Board of Saint Lucia; Mimoun Assraoui, CEO of RIF Trust; David Regueiro, vice chairman of Latitude Group and Ranny Muasher, chief operating officer and managing partner, RIF Trust and Latitude Group.

Others are Mohammed Motavasel, B2B regional director and managing partner of RIF Trust Nigeria; Teka Jibril, regional director of RIF Trust, regional director Africa, and Zuberu Kadiri, country manager of RIF Trust Nigeria.

The event was also attended by Nigerian A-listers such as Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known professionally as D’banj, Tania Omotayo, Reality TV Star, Tobi Bakre, Arese Ugwu, Idia Aisien, Anna Banner, and Osas Ighodaro amongst others; and treated guests to a night of luxury and glamour with a focus on why dual citizenship guarantees global access.

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Speaking on the first anniversary of RIF Trust in Nigeria, the B2B Regional Director and Managing Director RIF Trust Nigeria, Ranny Muasher expressed his delight,

“We are very excited to have been present in this region for a year now. The RIF Trust brand is all about delivering S.M.I.L.E. i.e. Safety, Mobility, Investment Opportunities, Lifestyle, Employment, and Education across the world and we pride ourselves on being one of the leading firms delivering such services through our Citizenship and Residency by Investment programme options. You will be without a doubt, saying “Hello To Freedom with RIF Trust.”

RIF Trust in a statement also informed that it decided to sponsor the education of ten children from The Special Foundation for N1.5 million, recognise Aisha Babangida from The Better Life Program for the African Rural Woman for her organisations’ outstanding social impact in Nigeria and also recognise RIF Trust’s Board Members who are all outstanding members of the community.

In recognition of the contributions and impact to Saint Lucia through its Citizenship and Residency by Investment programme, Lorne Theophilus, chairman, Citizenship by Investment Board Saint Lucia, on behalf of Ernest Hilaire, Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and Minister of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information presented an Award of Excellence to RIF Trust, which was received by CEO of RIF Trust, Vice Chairman of Latitude Group, Mimoun Assraoui, according to the statement.

RIF Trust, whilst preserving connections to home countries, avail individuals and businesses visa-free travel to over 140 countries, first-class education, high-quality healthcare options, and greater security through its second Citizenship and Residency by Investment programmes and has successfully assisted over 2,500 clients and their families around the world in securing this.

RIF Trust’s government advisory team works closely with governments to create or develop a wide range of investment migration programmes for clients.

RIF Trust is a leading Residency and Citizenship by Investment firm in the Middle East and Africa. It’s part of the Latitude Group and has a local focus with a global reach with over 22 offices worldwide, including in Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Egypt, India, Lebanon, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Nigeria, KSA, South Korea, UAE, UK, and the USA.