UK Urges Governance Reforms in Nigeria

UK British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery
UK British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery, Photo credit: The Guardian

British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery, emphasized the pressing need for enhanced governance in Nigeria during Tinubu’s administration’s Cabinet Retreat.

Recognizing inherited challenges and a tough global environment, Montgomery stressed the urgency for improved service delivery. He urged the government to unleash Nigeria’s entrepreneurial potential while aiding those in need. The UK pledged continued support and partnership across various domains.

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World Bank’s Country Director for Nigeria, Shubham Chaudhuri, affirmed the institution’s commitment to alleviating poverty and enhancing lives. Over $11 billion in financing has been approved for federal and sub-national levels, reflecting a significant financial commitment.