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Akpabio commends Tinubu on resolution of Nigeria, UAE diplomatic row



Omo-Agege commends Tinubu for restoring Nigeria, UAE diplomatic relations
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The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has commended President Bola Tinubu for his ingenuity and proactiveness in resolving the visa crisis with the United Arab Emirate (UAE), saying the action is a socio-political showpiece.

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Eseme Eyiboh, in a statement, indicated that Akpabio emphasised that it was an act of genius for the President to have seamlessly restored diplomatic relations between Nigeria and UAE, considering the economic loss incurred by both nation’s while the unfortunate disagreement lasted.


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Eyiboh cited the Senate President to have said that “with the peaceful resolution of the face-off, both nations are on track to reap bountifully from their ties.”

The President of the Senate, in the statement, declared: “I have always had confidence in the ability of President Bola Tinubu to turn around the fortunes of our dear nation…and this singular achievement has once more rekindled my hope and that of millions of Nigerians in the Renewed Agenda of the All Progressives Congress (APC)- led government.

“It smacks of a clear cut economic and political policy capable of launching Nigeria into the comity of lading nations with a high rate of Ease of Doing Business.”

Akpabio added that he was highly elated at the development, noting that it was a strategic move that will reinvent and strengthen consular and economic ties between Nigeria and the UAE.

The Senate President assured President Tinubu that the National Assembly, under his leadership, would continue to provide the required legal framework to enable the executive implement the good policies outlined in the Renewed Hope Agenda blueprint.

Akpabio assured: “As a responsible parliament, we will continue to collaborate with the executive through the enactment of effective legislation to make the job of Mr. President an easy one.

“We will continue to be sensitive to the needs of Nigerians by being proactive in the processing and passage of laws that will stand the test of time.”

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