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Nigeria seeks real partnership, not handouts – VP Shettima to world leaders

Kashim Shettima

Vice President Kashim Shettima said Nigeria is seeking real investment partnerships, not handouts from the international community.

Shettima disclosed this on Monday while speaking at the Rome UN World Food Systems Financing Model meeting.

In a statement through his official Twitter handle, Shettima emphasised that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government is poised topredefine leadership in Nigeria.

He stressed that recent Policies by Tinubu’s government, such as the removal of fuel subsidies and foreign exchange market reforms, are evidence of its open arms to investment opportunities.

“President Bola Tinubu is poised to redefine the meaning and concept of modern leadership in Nigeria, the Giant of Africa, which had woken up from its slumber and is now poised to move the world.

“Nigeria needs no handouts but real partnerships. We have removed the albatrosses of fuel subsidies and multiple exchange rates from our necks; hence, we are seeking investments for mutually beneficial partnerships, not handouts,” he wrote.

Following fuel subsidy removal, Nigeria declared an increased revenue for June of N1.9 trillion, from which N907 billion was distributed to federal, state and local governments.

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