President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, accompanied by a high-level Nigerian government delegation, attended the German-Nigerian Business Forum in Berlin, Germany, on Tuesday. The event saw the President and the delegation warmly received by Udo Philipp, the German State Secretary of Economic Affairs and Climate Action, and Sabine Dall’omo, Chairperson of Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft AV, Germany.
The presidential delegation comprised key government officials, including the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun; Minister of Trade and Investment, Hon. Dr Doris A. Uzoka-Anite; Governor of Niger State, Mohammed Bago; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mallam Yusuff Tuggar; and Minister of Power, Bayo Adelabu.
As part of the forum proceedings, President Tinubu witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Riverside LNG of Nigeria and Johnny Schuetze Energy Import of Germany. This collaboration underscores the commitment to fostering partnerships and enhancing economic ties between Nigeria and Germany.
The German-Nigerian Business Forum provides a platform for meaningful engagement, facilitating discussions on bilateral trade, investment opportunities, and collaborative initiatives between the two nations. The attendance of President Tinubu and the esteemed delegation reinforces Nigeria’s commitment to fostering economic growth through international partnerships and attracting foreign investments.
The signing of the MOU further signifies concrete steps towards deepening economic cooperation, particularly in the energy sector. Such collaborations are expected to contribute positively to Nigeria’s economic development and strengthen diplomatic ties between the two countries.
The forum serves as a strategic avenue for networking, knowledge exchange, and the exploration of mutually beneficial business prospects. President Tinubu’s presence underscores the significance of enhancing economic relations with Germany and creating opportunities for increased trade and investment between the two nations.