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Nigeria, Niger to deepen agricultural cooperation – Buhari

By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja stated that his administration would continue to maintain the bilateral ties between Nigeria and Niger republic in agriculture.

Speaking while receiving the Senior Minister of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Albada Abouba, a Special Envoy of President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger at the State House, President Buhari said that he would ponder on the message from the president which he said was aimed at enhancing and deepening the existing cooperation in agriculture between the two countries.

The President also congratulated the government and people of Niger on the successful conclusion of the country’s election and the swearing in of President Issoufou for a second term in office.

Speaking earlier, the Special Envoy, Albada Abouba, said he had been sent to convey his country’s gratitude to Nigeria for its continuing support and cooperation especially in the field of agriculture.

He said President Issoufou was optimistic that existing bilateral ties would continue to get better under the current leadership in the two countries.


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