Lagos’ll be largest metropolis in the world by means of 2100 – Mercer

Balogun market, Lagos, Nigeria.


Saturday, June 1,2019

Global consulting firm, Mercer, has projected that Lagos will be the biggest town in the world with the aid of the yr 2100 with a population of over 88 million residents.

A assertion quoted the company’s Head of Strategy and Geographic Expansion, Pearl Siffel, as pronouncing this in the course of the launch of a new study in partnership with a human resources and management consulting firm, EZ37 Solutions.

The study, titled, ‘People first: Driving growth in emerging megacities,’ was once launched in Lagos, and it examined the wishes of workers in the 15 quickest growing cities across four key factors which have been human, health, money and work.

Siffel explained that the town of Lagos was once important for such a learn about because it remained the most populous town in Africa, including that the find out about would no longer have been finished barring Lagos.

According to her, there had been extra infants born in Nigeria than in Europe.

Siffel said, “Findings exhibits that 42 per cent of employees are very relaxed with average satisfaction with life. 93 per cent of people say that get entry to to employer-subsidised health and health programmes is vital to them.

“What companies and the cities need to do is to focal point extra on these desires and the people’s abilities will be a competitive benefit to businesses while science will pressure the process.”

Mercer’s Principal Consultant, Deon de Swardt, explained that corporations wanted to take the learn about and recognize it precise to be aware of what personnel had been searching for so that they could improve the people’s strategy.


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