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Tinubu meets service chiefs ahead of trip to India

Ahead of his proposed trip to to attend the G-20 summit in India, President Bola Tinubu on Monday, met briefly with the nation’s service chiefs where he received briefings regarding their operations.

The meeting, which is a routine affair at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, had in attendance the Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Taoreed Lagbaja, his Navy counterpart, Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hassan Abubakar.

The meeting, which is held behind closed doors, usually feeds the President on the general security situation in the country, including a review of areas where they (service chiefs) need to double effort as well as tie loose ends and close gaps.

Tinubu would later in the day proceed to New Delhi, India to attend the G-20 Leaders Summit on the special invitation of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

On the sidelines of the Summit, the President will participate in and deliver keynote addresses at both the Nigeria-India Presidential Roundtable and the Nigeria-India Business Conference.

President Tinubu aims to leverage this platform to attract global capital and promote increased foreign direct investments in key labour-intensive sectors of Nigeria’s economy for job creation and revenue expansion.

Moreover, he will use this opportunity to highlight Nigeria’s attractiveness as an investment destination, specifically outlining his cross-sectoral reform plan as encapsulated by the Renewed Hope Agenda.

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