Tuesday, 5 January 2016

IMF boss Christine Lagarde Arrives Nigeria, To Meet Buhari Today

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde on Monday arrived on a private aircraft at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Nigeria's capital, Abuja for a scheduled four-day official visit.

The IMF boss was received by the minister of finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele and will be meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.

According to a statement, her visit to Nigeria will provide the IMF an opportunity to strengthen the Fund’s partnership with the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa.

The IMF Managing Director will leave Nigeria on the 7th for Cameroon, where she will meet President Paul Biya and his economic team, as well as private sector executives, women leaders, and other members of Cameroonian society.

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