Nigeria’s National Day - October 1st, 2018
President Macron sends his warm wishes to Nigerian authorities and the Nigerian People.
A few weeks after visiting Nigeria, President Macron renewed his wish to further develop the two countries relations and restated France’s support to Nigeria’s priorities - fight against corruption, economic diversification. French companies are looking towards Nigeria and could contribute to the development of different sectors in the field of services an industry. In this respect, the recent creation of a Franco-Nigerian Business Club is highly promising.
President Macron also stated that France remains committed to the fight against Boko Haram and to the stabilization of areas affected by this terrorist group. France will continue to provide humanitarian assistance in support of actions undertaken by Nigeria.
In the cultural field, the event Africa Season 2020, organized in France, will be an opportunity to showcase the cultural richness of Nigeria – an event which President Macron welcomes wholeheartedly.