Nigerian economy looking good – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that the economy of Nigeria is looking good, assuring that his administration would continue to implement policies that will make the economy better.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has it that Buhari said this when he received a letter of credence from Jesper Kamp, the new ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Nigeria.

The President told his guess that he was pleased that relations between Nigeria and Denmark have remained strong, adding that in the economic sphere, there is still some more work to do.

According to him, ‘‘The Nigerian economy is looking good and we look forward to making it better”.

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

He told the ambassadors that Nigeria valued the existing relations with their countries, and 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.

He acknowledged 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,” the President said.

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