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African leaders urged to boost economic development

African leaders have been advised to capitalize on potential investment opportunities on the continent to boost their economies.

The charge was given by Nelson Ocheger, Uganda’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, at the 60th anniversary of Uganda’s independence in Nigeria.

Ambassador Nelson Ocheger, the High Commissioner of Uganda to Nigeria, stated that Nigeria and Uganda have long had cordial relations in trade and infrastructure development.

Ambassador Ocheger called on Nigeria and other African countries to leverage on potential and conducive business environment in the continent to boost their economy.

The Uganda High Commissioner said the Uganda Airline will soon commence flight from Lagos to Entebbe to ease cross boarder trade.

Nigeria foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama represented by Nigeria Ambassador to Uganda, Ambassador Ismail Alatise congratulated Uganda for its 60th Independence from their colonial Masters.

Mr Onyeama called on the Uganda Government to revisit the 1992 memorandum of understanding, MOU signed by both countries to deepen its economic ties.

Speaking on behalf of the Diplomatic Corps in Nigeria, the Angola Ambassador to Nigeria Doctor ,Eustaquio Quibato explained that the country was a major partner for the emancipation of Angola and other African countries.

Highlight of the event was cutting of cake to Mark the 60th anniversary of Uganda.

Reporting by Rabo Bako; Editing by Adeniyi Bakare