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Minister Hussen attends presidential inauguration in Nigeria

June 2, 2023 | Vision Newspaper |

On May 27th, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, would visit Nigeria from May 27 to 29, 2023.

In Abuja, Minister Hussen attended the inauguration of President Bola Tinubu, following the federal elections of February 25, 2023.

Canada and Nigeria share strong bilateral ties, and Canada looks forward to continue collaborating with Nigeria on shared priorities, including trade opportunities and regional security, through the leadership of the new president.

“Canada and Nigeria share an important relationship founded on our solid bilateral partnerships, mutual priorities for advancing peace and security and our well-established commercial and people-to-people ties. Canada stands with the people of Nigeria in their resilience and commitment to democracy, and we look forward to continue building on our important bonds.” – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs

“Canada and Nigeria have a long history of fostering meaningful partnerships, and I look forward to engaging with our partners in the region to further strengthen efforts in protecting human rights and fostering inclusive communities to build a sustainable and prosperous world for all.” – Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion

SOURCE Government of Canada

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