The All Progressives Congress (APC), Germany chapter, has commended the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz for his visit to Nigeria.
In a statement sent to TOP MEDIA by the Engr. Fashakin Jide Folahan-led executive, APC Germany said the discussions between President Bola Tinubu and Scholz “underscores the potential benefits and opportunities for both nations through strengthened trade agreements and support”.
The chapter also stated that the German leader’s visit to the colossal African nation emphasises the significance of enhanced economic ties and discussions about migration.
The statement reads: “During his visit, Scholz toured a German-Nigerian migration center, underscoring the multifaceted nature of German-Nigerian relations.
“A key focus of Chancellor Scholz’s visit was to promote Nigeria’s capacity to meet local demands while concurrently seeking to foster improved trade relations with this important sub-Saharan African nation. Germany currently ranks as Nigeria’s second-largest trading partner in the region, with an estimated annual trade volume of approximately 3 billion euros.
“Among the primary areas of cooperation between the two countries, Chancellor Scholz highlighted their shared commitment to addressing regional and global challenges, including migration, security concerns, and political instability in West and Central Africa.
“These discussions took place during Scholz’s meetings in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, and underscore the potential benefits and opportunities for both nations through strengthened trade agreements and support.”