Nigeria Assures World Economic Forum Delegates of Security!

The Nigerian government on Thursday assured delegates to the forthcoming World Economic Forum that the government would ensure their security. The Supervising Minister of National Planning Commission, Alhaji Bashir Yuguda, made the disclosure at a news conference in Abuja.
The forum, which holds between May 7 and May 9 in Abuja, has the theme: “Inclusive Growth for Job Creation”.
While assuring the delegates, Yuguda said He said nine committees have been set up to organize the forum. He said the security committee, chaired by the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar, was given priority to ensure safety of participants.
He said “the Inspector-General of Police did inform me that adequate security arrangements have been put in place”.
The minister went further to state that the country’s security challenges would not affect the organization of the forum as well as its participation. He mentioned some of the events the government had hosted in time past, including the 12th Plenary of the 36-Member Countries Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development and other international events without hindrances.
Yuguda said more than 1,000 delegates had been registered and that more participants were expected to register.
He urged Nigerians to support the government in its effort to tackle security challenges and promote foreign direct investment in the country.

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