Tambuwal, Nigerien President meet on cooperation

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By Abdallah el-Kurebe
Sokoto – Governor Aminu Tambuwal on Monday met with the President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou to discuss cooperation between Sokoto state and Niger Republic.‎

Governor Aminu Tambuwal with the President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou on Monday.

A statement by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said meeting, which took place at the Presidential Palace in Niamey, the Niger Capital, discussed issues that bother on education, trade and cultural integration between Sokoto State and Niger Republic.

“Sokoto and Niger Republic have long standing cultural, religious and family ties. Governor Tambuwal’s visit to the Palais De Presidence is meant to enhance these ties and also explore other important areas of cooperation like education and trade,” the statement read in parts.

Tambuwal will also meet with Sokoto indigenes resident in Niger Republic as well as senior public officials and investors in order to explore areas of further cooperation.

He was accompanied by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Professor Bashir Garba; Chief of Staff Government House, Mukhtar Magori; Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Mannir Dan’Iya and other officials.

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