President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Niger Republic that his administration would boost the growing bilateral agricultural ties with her.
Speaking while receiving Albada Abouba, a Special Envoy of Nigerien President, Mahamadou Issoufou at the State House, Abuja yesterday, the President said he would closely consider the message from Niger, which he said was aimed at enhancing and deepening the existing cooperation in agriculture between the two countries.
President Buhari, who hoped for good rains in both countries, said that it will boost food production and avert the spectre of hunger.
The President also used the occasion to congratulate the government and people of Niger on the successful conclusion of the country’s election and the swearing in of President Issoufou for a second term in office.
Albada Abouba, who is Nigerien Senior Minister of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, said he had been sent to convey his country’s gratitude to Nigeria for its continuing support and cooperation especially in the field of agriculture.
He said President Issoufou was optimistic that existing bilateral ties will continue to get better under the current leadership in the two countries.
Originally posted 2016-05-28 05:08:16.