The Ambassador of the China to Nigeria, Cui Jianchn, has said the Chinese government is ready to help Nigeria reduce the level of poverty in the African country.
Cui made this known today in Abuja during the closing of the Nigeria-China Cultural week and award ceremony, a lineup of activities to commemorate the 1st October National Day of both countries.
On the celebration of China’s 72 anniversary, Cui said his country has recorded robust growth and successes in its economy, innovation, poverty eradication, the Belt and Road Initiative, amongst others.
Cui said that part of his strategies as Ambassador in replicating China’s success in Nigeria, is to send young Nigerians to China, understudy the system, get the experience and impact in the Nigerian system.
Cui commended the strong bilateral relations China and Nigeria over the past 50 years and called for a more holistic, comprehensive approach to build.
He said that the relationship will continue to grow with strengthened ties in Power, political sectors, economic sectors, military, security sector, and also international cooperation and people-to-people collaboration.
The Ambassador said the photography and video contest, put together by the Embassy, is also to create a platform to celebrate the excellent cultural relations between both countries.
In his remarks, Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, commended Cui for his efforts in strengthening the Nigeria-China ties with so many strategies and commitments.