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Russia-Ukraine war: Buhari thanks Lisbon ​for accommodating Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed gratitude toward Lisbon city in Portugal for helping casualties of the Russia-Ukraine war.

The Nigerian chief met with Fernando Medina, Mayor of Lisbon and City Council Members on Friday.

He offered thanks to them for obliging Nigerians and different nationals escaping Ukraine.

The President likewise saluted Medina and his party on their electing triumph.

Buhari said Lisbon imparts various similitudes to a few Nigerian urban communities like Lagos, the previous capital.

He reviewed that Lagos was named Lago de Curamo (Lake of Curamo) by Portuguese pilgrim Rui de Sequeira during his visit in 1472.

Buhari said Nigeria, similar to Portugal, has numerous novel, memorable, and social resources, as well as a creating neighborliness industry, which the two nations can take advantage of.

“We are likewise quick to lay out an immediate air connect between our two nations to additionally invigorate the travel industry, individuals to-individuals contact and social, donning and social relations”, he noted.

The President welcomed imminent financial backers to Nigeria as the following top speculation objective.

“We are prepared to broaden our respective exchange past oil and gas”, he added.

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