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Abuja safe for foreigners to conduct their businesses, Wike tells Polish envoy

Abuja safe for foreigners to conduct their businesses, Wike tells Polish envoy
March 12
16:33 2024

Nyesom Wike, minister of the federal capital territory (FCT), says Abuja is safe and free for foreigners to conduct their businesses.

The minister spoke on Tuesday when Joanna Tarnawska, ambassador of Poland to Nigeria, visited him in his office.

Wike said the security in the city had significantly improved stressing that Abuja is safe for everybody, including foreigners

“We are happy to make sure all the foreigners are free to carry out their businesses,” NAN quoted him as saying.

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“Abuja is the capital, and you can see how safe it is. It is one of the lovely cities that everybody will want to visit.”

The minister described the relationship between Nigeria and Poland as cordial and expressed the FCT administration’s willingness to collaborate with the European country in developing Nigeria’s agriculture sector.

He said the partnership would enable the administration to empower the teeming youths with employment opportunities in the sector.

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He said job creation and security are among the top priorities of President Bola Tinubu’s administration.

Wike said the government of Poland could arrange for some of its investors to set up large farms in Abuja that would employ the youths and eventually own the farms.

Speaking earlier, the Polish ambassador said she had been in Nigeria for over five years and described the country as a very interesting place to live in.

She said the visit was to assure the minister of the continued bilateral relationship developed many years ago.

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Tarnawska said the discussion with Wike would continue to consider new avenues of cooperation for mutual benefits

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