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General News of Wednesday, 20 September 2023


'Africa is not to be pitied' - Tinubu makes cryptic comment at UN General Assembly

President Bola Tinubu President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has told world leaders at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly that Africa should not be pitied nor run away from as a poor continent.

The Nigerian leader in a tweet on Wednesday, September 20, disclosed that the disclosed that he made the called during his address to the world leaders at the United Nations.

'Consider Africa as friend now', Tinubu tells World Leaders

President Tinubu said he had told the leaders across countries of the world that they should consider African as friend and partners where they can do business and make establishment.

The tweet reads: “To the rest of the world, I say, work with us as true friends and partners. Africa is not a problem be avoided, nor is it to be pitied, Africa is nothing less than the key to the world’s future.”

Tinubu explains why Africa is the future of the world

The president at the UN 78th General Assembly had noted that if countries of the world and their economic drivers are serious about development, they must see Africa development as priority in their dealing.

In his speech, the president called for partnership with Nigeria and Africa with those who did not mind seeing the country and continent taking a larger role in the global community.

Since his emergence as President of Nigeria, Nigeria has been meeting business communities across the world, telling them that the Africa is a continent to be reckon with in terms of doing business.

See the tweet here: