Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Usani Uguru Usani made the call when he received the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, in his office in Abuja, the nation’s capital city.

exportNigeria was now focusing on diversifying its economy by boosting the production of agricultural commodities for export to the world market, the minister said, while soliciting for access to British agricultural expertise in order to boost the sector.

He also called for more British contribution in strengthening the oil industry regulatory agencies in order to ensure high safety and environmental protection standard.

Earlier, Arkwiright said he was at the ministry to discuss areas of collaboration for the development of the Niger Delta region. Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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