As the list of nations and oeganisations ongratulating President-elect Bola Tinubu continues to grow, the Developing Eight Organisations for Economic Cooperation (D8), has also extended felicitations to the President-elect on his electoral success.
The D8, in a statement, signed by its Secretary-General, Nigerian-born Amb. Isiaka Abdulqadir Imam, showered praises on Nigeria for its active membership of the organisation founded more than 25 years ago.
It declared, “Nigeria is a staunch member of the D8 Organisation. The country graciously hosts the D8 Health and Social Protection (D-8 HSP) in Abuja and is on track to host the D8 Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises. Nigeria is also preparing to host the first D8 Private Sector-driven Energy Forum in Lagos in mid-2023.”
Expressing the organisation’s confidence that Nigeria under the Asiwaju Tinubu-led government would be more peaceful and prosperous and emerge as an economic powerhouse in Africa and on the global stage, the D8 added: “We look forward to working with your administration to realise the aims and objectives of our organisation.”
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April 1, 2023