We will collaborate to build local capacity, boost investment – from German government to Obaseki – Nigerian Observer
Minister of State at the German Foreign Ministry, Ms. Katja Keul, assured that the German government will work together with the Edo state government to build local capacity and boost investment in the state.
She made the remark during a breakfast meeting with Governor Godwin Obaseki, who is in Germany to deepen the partnership with the German government on a number of skills development, culture and social development projects being implemented. in Edo State.
In a tweet after the meeting with the governor, Keul said: “Nigeria is one of Germany’s most important partners in Africa. We will work closely with @giz-gmbh to develop professional training. With the return of the Benin bronzes, we are laying the groundwork for lasting museum collaboration for today’s exchange with Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.
During his visit to the European country, Governor Obaseki had a series of engagements with senior officials aimed at deepening investments in pursuit of the drive to make the state the most competitive sub-national in Africa.
The Governor, during his meeting with Ms. Keul, stressed the need to build the potential for collaboration on the regular migration of skilled labor from Edo State and Nigeria.
The governor also met with members of the German parliament, where he discussed with the Committee for Economic Development and Cooperation (AWZ), making sure to highlight achievements in the areas of public education, industrialization , health and energy, advocating for increased investment in the state. .