By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos
President Bola Tinubu on Monday engaged in a bilateral discussion with his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, welcoming mining industries of that country to invest in Nigeria’s solid minerals development sector.
The talks were held in New York City, ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.
According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu advanced his economic development diplomatic drive for investment attraction during the engagement.
“South African Mining industries have a role to play in the Nigerian solid minerals development sector,” the Nigerian leader told South Africa’s president.
“Your business community has done well in Nigerian Telecommunications. We have great mineral wealth across our land, and you have good expertise in this area. We expect to deliver jobs and mutually beneficial results in this area as brother and sister countries.”