President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has left Nigeria to attend the launch of the United States of America President, Donald J. Trump’s Strategy for Africa.
The launch which was unveiled to the public yesterday, (Thursday, December 13, 2018), will focus on bringing more foreign direct investment into Africa and is in line with the Legislative Agenda of the 8th National Assembly which is aimed at reforming the Nigerian economy through strategic legislation that will help promote increased participation of private sector actors.
According to a statement made public by Saraki’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the new United States strategy argues for more effective utilisation of existing U.S. resources on the continent.
In another statement, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr, noted that Donald Trump will focus on bringing more foreign direct investment into Africa.
Some other members of the Senate President’s delegation include Senator Ben Bruce, Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs; Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee; and Honourable Nnenna Ukeje, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs.