US Deputy Treasury Secretary Arrives Nigeria, Addresses Business Leaders

The United States Deputy Treasury Secretary, Wally Adeyemo, has arrived in Nigeria to strengthen economic ties between both countries.

Adeyemo, who arrived in the country on Monday, September 18, 20223, met with key government officials and representatives from various sectors in Abuja and also met with business leaders in Lagos.

The U.S. official’s visit will encompass several discussions that will include exploring avenues for increased trade, with a focus on areas such as energy, agriculture, technology, and finance.

Recall that a statement from the U.S. Department of State had said the visit of Adeyemo further reinforces the United States’ recognition of Nigeria’s potential as a strategic economic partner.

It added that the U.S. government anticipates the signing of several Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) and bilateral agreements that will serve as a foundation for deeper economic collaboration.

The statement reads: “This visit comes at a crucial time when both…


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