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Obasanjo, Dangote meet DRC President Tshisekedi over planned investment 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and African richest man, Aliko Dangote, have met with President Félix Tshisekedi of Democratic Republic of Congo. According to Obasanjo’s Special…

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and African richest man, Aliko Dangote, have met with President Félix Tshisekedi of Democratic Republic of Congo.
According to Obasanjo’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, the meeting which held in Kinshasa, capital of the country, was about seeing how the country could benefit from one of African biggest investors, Dangote.
He added that apart from bringing Dangote to congratulate the President on his re-election, he was also there to report on the progress of the DRC-Nigeria Business Council.
“The meeting was a friendly one. It was about congratulating President Tshisekedi on his re-election and the quality of the inauguration ceremony. I also came to inform him about the progress made within the framework of the DRC-Nigeria Business Council.
“Finally, it was about seeing within the framework of the DRC-Nigeria Business Council, which allows for closer ties, facilitation, and economic integration between our countries, how we could benefit from one of our biggest investors Aliko Dangote,” he quoted the former President as saying.
On his part, Dangote indicated that he planned to invest heavily in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and this “was important for me to address the issue with President Tshisekedi to have his blessing.”
The statement indicated that the Nigerian businessman planned to invest in the mining and agricultural sectors in the Central Africa region country.

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