How Our Relationship With Ireland Will Boost Job Creation, Education – Federal Govt
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has said that Nigeria will leverage its bilateral relationship with Ireland to promote job creation, improve education and agriculture’s, and develop information and communication technology in the nation’s capital.
Wike made the remarks on Tuesday while receiving the Irish Ambassador, Peter Ryan, in his office.
Nigeria indeed enjoyed the bilateral relationship and the FCT will leverage this to promote job creation and improve education, and agriculture amongst others,” Wike said, emphasizing the need to develop information and communication technology in the nation’s capital.
He also called for Irish investors to partner with Nigeria to improve the ICT sector.
Highlighting the high unemployment rate in Nigeria, Wike said that President Bola Tinubu’s “renewed hope agenda” is making efforts to tackle it. He added that there should be an evaluation of the achievements both countries have attained over the years to further plan ahead.
On his part, Ryan said the meeting was to foster bilateral ties and collaborations that would strengthen the international partnership between both countries.
“I have a lot of confidence in Nigeria and the mutual relationship both countries have shared over the years,” Ryan said, adding that Ireland has a large population of Nigerians who are tremendously impacting the country in different areas such as politics, arts, and business.