The Arole Oduduwa, Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II (CFR) has made an appeal to all Nigerians across the country regardless of party affiliations to unite and work together with the President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the progress of Nigeria.
Ooni Adeyeye made this call in Lagos while hosting a high delegation sent by Kenyan President, William Ruto headed by Kenya’s Chief of Staff and Head of Public Service, Francis Koskie; also Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; CEO of Propetrol Harry Ebohen, Governor of Ogun State; Prince Dapo Abiodun and Fintech Guru Kunmi Demuren who met with the president-elect, Bola Tinubu at his Lagos residence.
Series of discussion was held on how Africa can synergise to bring about national development; creating a platform for prosperity through African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) while creating an innovative future for our young people.
Ooni said, “Nigeria remains Africa’s largest economy, most populous nation, and a political powerhouse. During my last visit, the Kenyan President assured me of his government’s unwavering determination to improve its nations’ and businesses’ footprints in Nigeria. Africa is the world’s engine, and we must remodel its priceless natural resources and safeguard its age-old wealth for our progress”.
After the meeting with the Kenyan Government representatives and Nigeria’s business communities, Asiwaju Tinubu also showed his readiness to partner with other business leaders in his quest to transform Nigeria’s economy and also transit Nigeria from a consuming-dependent economy to producing economy.
He made recourse to Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s $20 billion refinery which is set to commence operation fully by the end of the month.