May 18, 2024
World Bank President Begins 3-day Visit To Nigeria Tomorrow
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World Bank President Begins 3-day Visit To Nigeria Tomorrow

The World Bank President, Mr. Ajay Banga, will begin a three-day visit to Nigeria tomorrow, August 3. 

A statement from the World Bank Group says his visit is the next step of a global tour at the centre of a mission to write a new playbook for the 78-year-old institution.

The statement adds that during the visit, the World Bank Chief will identify opportunities to create jobs for young people and women; address energy needs and renewable energy; and further explore the potential for digitisation. 

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Mr Banga is also expected to visit a World Bank financed mini-grid power plant that provides solar energy to an entire community, and a woman-owned business that has generated more than 1,500 service-sector jobs for young Nigerians.

While in the country, Mr Banga will meet with President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima.

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