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FG To Partner EU In Tackling Developmental Issues



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The Federal Government (FG) has stated that it will partner with the European Union to tackle developmental issues in the country, News About Nigeria reports.

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, stated this during a courtesy visit to him by members of the European Union Council Working Group on Africa.

He noted that a number of bilateral agreements, such as the SAMOA agreement, had been signed between Nigeria and the Union in a bid to strengthen ties for the achievement of this goal.

He further advocated that more collaborations be made between Nigeria and the European Union in the areas of propagating democratic principles, climate change, migration, and infrastructural deficits in the country while expressing hope that Nigeria will remain a market-oriented country with double-digit growth.

He also assured the delegation that the Federal Government has taken notable measures that will tackle the inflation in the country, including, reducing monetary supply, introducing more inflows of foreign exchange, and boosting domestic production of agricultural products and manufacturing, among other measures.

The Minister appreciated the growing relationship between the European Union and Nigeria, adding that in no distant time, these issues plaguing the country will become a thing of the past, as President Bola Tinubu is working tirelessly to ensure so.

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Samuella Isopi, affirmed the EU’s readiness to deepen collaboration and contribute significantly to Nigeria’s economic growth.

She lauded the positive outcomes of previous economic collaborations and expressed eagerness to advance initiatives like the Sustainable Investment Activation Agreement.