The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has met with the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Peter Ryan.
Vox9ja reports that the former Governor of Rivers State met with the Irish diplomat on Tuesday in his office in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
Speaking during the visit, Wike said Nigeria had enjoyed the bilateral relationship with Ireland, and the FCT will leverage this to promote job creation and improve education and agriculture, amongst others.
He emphasized the need to develop information and communication technology in the nation’s capital, seeking the partnership of Irish investors to improve the sector.
Wike said the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu is making efforts to tackle the unemployment rate in the country.
The minister added that there should be an evaluation of the achievements both countries have attained over the years to further plan ahead.
On his part, the Irish diplomat said the meeting is to foster bilateral ties and collaborations that will strengthen the international partnership between both countries.
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Ryan spoke on the confidence he has in Nigeria and the mutual relationship both countries have shared over the years, saying that Ireland has a large population of Nigerians that are tremendously impacting the country in different areas such as politics, arts, and business, amongst others.
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