"Okonjo-Iweala said President Goodluck Jonathan would make a statement on the forum and security issues shortly. "
Lagos , May 3 - Nigeria Friday assued that it will provide adequate security arrangements during the World Economic Forum on Africa, which begins May 7 in Abuja.

The government would provide adequate security for participants, Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told a news conference in Abuja, the country's capiotal, Xinhua reported.

His remark came after some countries expressed concern over security issues, following a blast in abuja, which left at least 19 people dead.

Okonjo-Iweala said President Goodluck Jonathan would make a statement on the forum and security issues shortly.

I think that by the time we hear some of the security measures that the president is going to announce, we will see that we calm the nerves of those who are proposing to come, she added..


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 WHO (19101 views)
 NIGER (15464 views)
 ABU (13341 views)
 PIO (8725 views)
 ABUJA (7625 views)
 NIST (5711 views)
 NIGERIA (5481 views)
 AFRICA (5201 views)
 LAGOS (4660 views)
 NATH (3821 views)
 WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (3465 views)
 CERN (2971 views)
 NATHA (1941 views)
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002371443
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for Europe


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.