How Macron’s visit will boost security, economy – Onyeama (SUN)

How Macron’s visit will boost security, economy – Onyeama (SUN)

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, will boost the fight against insurgency in the country and the nation’s economy. Onyeama said Macron’s visit will assist in getting greater United Nations (UN) financial involvement in the fight against insurgency in the Sahel. He added that new French investment in the country, particularly in Ogun state, will create 150,000 jobs in the country. Speaking at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Onyeama further said Macron’s visit will increase ties and strengthen trade and cultural relations between France and Nigeria. Onyeama added that the visit is historical as it marks the first formal meeting between Macron and President Muhammadu Buhari. “So, we hope that it will also help to reinforce the French support in the security area. So, really, security, trade and cultural ties,” Onyeama said. Read more

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