Buhari restates commitment to Nigeria’s economic growth

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration would continue to implement policies that will make Nigeria’s economy better, adding that the nation’s economy is looking good.

He stated this when he received a letter of credence from the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Nigeria, Jesper Kamp, in Abuja, according to a statement by Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina.

Buhari told Kamp that he was pleased that relations between Nigeria and Denmark have remained strong, noting that in the economic sphere, there is still some more work to do.

He said, “The Nigerian economy is looking good and we look forward to making it better.”

Buhari who also received letters of credence from the new High Commissioner of Pakistan to Nigeria, Waqar Kingravi, the new Ambassador of Senegal to Nigeria, Babacar Ndiaye and the new Ambassador of Belarus to Nigeria, Vyacheslav Beskosky.

The president told the ambassadors that Nigeria valued the existing relations with their countries.

He described the military cooperation between Nigeria and Pakistan as very commendable and beneficial to both countries.

“Given the vast experience of the Pakistani military, your commitment in assisting us to develop our military is commendable,” he said.

Receiving Ndiaye, Buhari commended President Macky Sall of Senegal for his roles in the progress achieved in the political process in Guinea Bissau.

Buhari said he is aware of the economic progress taking place in Senegal, adding that there is need for stability in the West African region to ensure rapid socio-economic development, particularly in the key areas of education, health and infrastructure.

“The bigger we are, the bigger the problems, so we must continue to do our best to surmount our challenges in the region,” he said.