President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Saturday accepted an invitation to meet with the United States President, Joe Biden on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Aguri Ngelale in a statement after a meeting between Tinubu and US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Molly Phee,disclosed that President Biden has giving only Tinubu such special invitation.
Ngelale disclosed that the President urged the US government to be innovative by creating incentives for its investment in Nigeria.
Tinubu reiterated that under his leadership, Nigeria will create an enabling environment for private businesses.
“Yes, the private sector will lead the way within an enabling environment we create for them. However, the U.S. Government must be innovative and systematically create incentives for U.S. industrial investment in Nigeria.
“Under my leadership, Nigeria stands ready to address its specific regulatory, tax and environmental concerns. I am determined to create prosperity for all Nigerian families”, the President said.
Phee noted that the US Government is committed to improving incentives for its large-scale investment in Nigeria.
“President Joe Biden is asking to meet with you on the sidelines of UNGA, and you are the only African leader he has requested to meet. It is a mark of his high regard for your leadership”, he added.
Credible News reports that the United Nations General Assembly 78th session will open on September 12 2023, in New York, United States.