Angela Merkel to visit Nigeria on Friday (Punch)

Angela Merkel to visit Nigeria on Friday (Punch)

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will on Wednesday tour three West African countries, paying visits to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria. The German Deputy Government Spokeswoman, Ulrike Demmer, said in a statement on Friday in Berlin that Merkel would spend Wednesday through Friday in the three countries, accompanied by an economic delegation. Migration politics, particularly Merkel’s campaign to tackle the causes resulting in a stream of refugees to Europe, are likely to feature on the discussion agenda, according to News Agency of Nigeria report. The statement read in part, “Merkel is to meet Wednesday afternoon with Senegalese President, Macky Sall, to discuss economic developments in the country and regional cooperation. In the evening she will meet with civil society representatives. Read more

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