UK has renewed partnership with Nigeria – Envoy


The United Kingdom, UK, says that it has renewed its partnership with the Nigerian Government.

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Richard Montgomery, made this known at the opening of a three-day 2023 Cabinet Retreat for Ministers, Presidential Aides, Permanent Secretaries and Top government functionaries.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the retreat with the theme, ‘Delivering on the Renewed Hope Agenda’ was declared open by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday in Abuja.

Montgomery, who applauded the “big bold” economic reforms of Tinubu’s administration, said Nigeria was faced with the big security, economic and social challenges.

He added, ” In a global context, the big challenges are difficult global economy, shifting geopolitical and foreign policy pressures.

” And as I said in public before, I applaud the big and bold economic reforms that you are taking forward.

” I admire your leadership of ECOWAS, your strong voice on democracy, and your G20 international engagement, all of which have thrust Nigeria back onto the international stage.

” I also wanted Mr President to use my goodwill message to confirm that the UK has renewed partnership with Nigeria and with your cabinet and with the Nigerian people.”

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