Tinubu Receives World Bank President, Ajay Banga - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, August 4, 2023

Tinubu Receives World Bank President, Ajay Banga

 President Bola Tinubu, on Friday, received the World Bank delegation led by its President, Ajay Banga, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

In a statement, the bank disclosed that  Banga will begin a three-day visit to Nigeria on the 3rd of August, and will focus his time in Nigeria on identifying opportunities to create jobs for young people and women, addressing energy needs and renewable energy, and further exploring the potential for digitisation.

The statement read, “This is the next step of a global tour that is at the center of a mission to write a new playbook for the 78-year-old institution.

“As part of these efforts, he will visit a World Bank-financed mini-grid power plant that provides solar energy to an entire community and a woman-owned business that has generated more than 1,500 service-sector jobs for young Nigerians.

“In addition, the World Bank will convene discussions with representatives from the private sector and civil society.”

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