​Nigeria Will Scale Up Bilateral Relations With India – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said Nigeria will continue to expand its relationship with India in the areas of health, education, agriculture, technology and trade.

President Buhari right and Indian Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, at the State House


Receiving the Indian Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, at the State House, President Buhari said Nigeria had over the years benefited from the cooperation of the Asian country in trade and investment, agriculture, technology and the fight against terrorism.
The President welcomed the proposed investment of 5 billion US dollars in the Nigerian economy by the business delegation that accompanied the Vice President, while noting that India had already invested 10 billion US dollars in the economy.

President Buhari and Indian Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, at the State House


President Buhari said Nigeria would emulate the Asian country’s agricultural model and capacity to feed its 1 billion population, and also export to other countries, describing the country as “sustainable and prosperous’’.
The President noted that Nigeria would continue to support the reform of the United Nations Security Council, pointing out that it was unfair on the rest of the world for five countries to exercise the power of ‘‘yes or no’’ in the UN.

In his remarks, the Indian Vice President said his country, which is the leading buyer of Nigeria’s crude oil, will increase its purchase of the commodity in addition to natural gas.

President Buhari and Indian Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, at the State House


According to him, the relationship between Nigeria and India is near perfect as both countries ‘‘have nothing to quarrel about’’.
Garba Shehu

SSA to the President

(Media & Publicity)

27th September, 2016

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