Buhari wants Germany’s greater investments in infrastructure, power

President Muhammadu Buhari-23
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the German envoy that Nigeria looked forward to greater investments in infrastructure, especially power.

Buhari, who spoke when he received the Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Germany, Birgitt Ory, at the State House, Abuja, said Nigerians eagerly expected investments in the power sector that would illuminate their homes and stimulate businesses.

Buhari said the agreements signed with a German company, Siemens, on power was most welcoming for the country.

Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, said Nigeria looked forward to partnerships that would be mutually beneficial.


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He said the country remained grateful to Germany for humanitarian interventions in the North East for the Internally Displaced Persons and the visit of the Chancellor, Angela Merkel, to Nigeria in August 2018, which further strengthened bi-lateral relations.

The ambassador described Nigeria as “the biggest and most important country in Africa”.

Buhari, who also received Letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Ethiopia, Azanaw Tadesse Abreha, encouraged diplomats to stay longer in the country in order to understand the dynamics of the culture, economy and landscape.



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