President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night time assured that his administration will shield all Nigerians wherever they dwell all over the world.
He gave the peace of mind in Sochi, Russia.
“The life of each Nigerian, in each a part of the world issues,’’ President Buhari said
He promised to stretch authorities’s attain and capability in defending all Nigerians, not minding the space.
“Our authorities will shield Nigerians at dwelling, and overseas,’’ the President advised a gathering of scholars and professionals in Sochi, in direction of the conclusion of his three-day go to to Russia, the place he participated within the Russia-Africa Summit, which had about 40 Heads of State and governments.
President Buhari, in a press release by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, mentioned the Nigeria Diaspora Commission, headed by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, was established to make sure a ahead and backward hyperlink for all Nigerians residing exterior the nation by catering for his or her security and wishes, and offering a platform for a lot of who want to contribute to the event of the nation with their abilities, information and assets.
“Don’t forget your home,’’ the President said, advising all Nigerians living in foreign countries to be law abiding and work very hard to excel in their studies and chosen careers.”
The President assured that his administration will at all times be people-focused, declaring that every one the programmes of the administration had been tailor-made to buoy the financial system and shield the poor and susceptible.
“We should create jobs to fulfill the rising calls for within the nation, and we’re agriculture already,’’ he added.
Buhari famous that the federal government additionally launched Social Investment Programmes to instantly impression the lives of poor folks.
“Yesterday I met with Russian President, Vladimir Putin and we mentioned a few of the areas of shared curiosity which incorporates pushing for diversification of the financial system in agriculture and strong minerals. Incidentally we’ve rather a lot in frequent.
“Russia exports crude oil like Nigeria, and it’s the second largest producer of fuel on this planet. Lots may be learnt from their journey. We will collaborate in agriculture, oil and fuel, and strong minerals exploration,’’ he mentioned.
The Nigerian Ambassador, Prof Steve Davies Ugbah, mentioned the President had restored the delight of all Nigerians by persistently assembly with residents in nations he visited.
In his remarks, the President of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) in Russia, Chukwujeku Ejike Sam-Fester, mentioned President Buhari demonstrated a excessive sense of maturity and patriotism by visiting South Africa on October third, 2019, to debate points referring to assaults on foreigners, together with Nigerians, within the nation.
“We are pleased with you for taking that step to reconcile not solely Nigeria and South Africa, however all the continent,’’ he mentioned.
Sam-Fester urged the federal government to increase gestures just like the National Identity Card, BVN, 10-year validity passport and encourage extra participation in governance by inviting professionals in overseas nations to supply companies.
In her remarks, a Nigeria feminine scholar in Russia, Kadija Mohammed Babanzara, counseled the President for consistency in fee of bursaries to college students.
“Since you got here into energy, our bursaries are paid in full and well timed. We are grateful,’’ she mentioned.