Nigerian Young professionals under the auspices of the Pinnacle Club of Nigeria have visited the Republic of Burundi to partner in the areas to partner on tourism, aviation, ICT, and manufacturing sectors where they met with the vice president of the Republic of Burundi, Prosper Bazombaza.
According to sunnewsonline.com, the young professionals, who were taken to the Vice President’s office by the Nigerian Head of Mission in Burundi, Dr Elijah Onyeagba, urged them to relax, explore and enjoy Burundi’s hospitality and tourism potential.
The vice president, who received the group on behalf of the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Burundi, Evariste Ndayishimiye, urged the young Nigerians to take advantage of different business opportunities in Burundi and invest in the country.
He praised the exceptional diplomatic dispositions of Ambassador Elijah Onyeagba, the Nigerian Head of Mission in Burundi for bringing his youthful vibrance in transforming the Nigeria – Burundi diplomatic relationship into a promising one.
He assured the prospective investors that the Burundian government will continue to remain open to strategic engagements in key areas of the economy.
The Technical Assistant on Media Services to the Nigeria Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi, Engr. Joseph Chinedu Umeh in a statement said that Bazombaza said Nigeria and Burundi have come a long way in perfecting diplomatic relations between both countries.
Dr Onyeagba in his remarks expressed gratitude to the Nigerian league of young professionals and thanked the Vice President of the Republic of Burundi for the warm welcome and support he has been enjoying from the Burundian Presidency; promising to open more windows of investment and opportunities between the two countries.
According to him, “our continent has an amazing population of young professionals“. We have to put this rare gift of nature to its maximum use!
“They are here to explore opportunities on how to make Africa independent, prosperous and a viable continent. They will explore investment opportunities in the tourism sector, aviation, ICT and manufacturing. The spirit is to keep our amazing young population active, resourceful and economically mobile.
“The Pinnacle Club of Nigeria will tour Burundi for one week during which they are expected to meet with various stakeholders in the governmental sectors, private sectors, public sectors, tourism, investment, and trade sectors so as to avail themselves of first-hand information of feasibility and needs assessment,” Onyeagba stated.