The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has hinted that the Federal Government was ready to partner the United Kingdom (UK) in developing Tourism and improving Vocational Training for the youths in the Niger Delta region.
Pastor Usani who was represented by the Director overseeing the office of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Moses Okpo disclosed this while playing host to some parliamentarians from the United Kingdom on a Trade Mission in Abuja yesterday.
The Minister told the UK delegation: “We are in good hands with you, we will not allow this opportunity to skip from our hands.”
He added that the Ministry would partner with them in order to benefit from their facilities and programmes.
Earlier, the leader of the UK Parliamentarians, Mrs. Helen Grant said her team was in Nigeria to seek ways of improving bilateral relation in term of trade between Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
“There are opportunities for Nigeria in the UK and also, there are opportunities for the UK in Nigeria.” She reiterated.
Areas of interest of the Parliamentarians in their engagement with Nigeria include: Science and Technology, Road Transportation, Fishery Technology, Design Technology, Tourism and Infrastructural Development.