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Tinubu urges international development financiers to view Africa as a promising hub for growth and prosperity.

President Bola Tinubu has called on international development financiers to view Africa as a destination for growth and prosperity. During a meeting with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), President Tinubu urged global financiers to consider strategic investments in agriculture, infrastructure, research, and development on the continent. He emphasized the need for a change in perception, with Africa being seen as an opportunity rather than a danger.

President Tinubu highlighted the importance of critical infrastructure projects in Nigeria, such as the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway and the Sokoto-Badagry Expressway.
The IFC Managing Director, Mr. Makhtar Diop, expressed the corporation’s commitment to supporting agriculture and increasing food production in Nigeria.

He also praised President Tinubu’s efforts to revamp the country’s economy and pledged the IFC’s long-term investment in Nigeria.

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