Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara Visits Italy
Hon. Yakubu Dogara on his recent trip to Italy encouraged Italian business owners to invest in Nigeria. He explained that recent efforts by the National Assembly and the Government has facilitated a conducive business environment in Nigeria. With regards to security issues, he assured potential investors that significant progress has been made in dislodging terrorist groups, especially in the North East.
In addition, the speaker,in response to an invitation by the Italian Government to an international conference on “women empowerment and the fight against trafficking in persons”,led a delegation to discuss women empowerment and the fight against human trafficking. This visit is crucial given the recent death of 26 Nigerian women in the Mediterranean Sea in their attempts to cross to Europe. It is hoped that through the conference, strategiesfor empowering Nigerian women and thusdiscouraging the illegal and dangerous migration to Europe through the Mediterranean Sea will be achieved.
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