Islamic Development Bank opens Nigeria office today

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun along with the President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali will formally inaugurate the Country Gateway Office (CGO) of IsDB in Abuja today August 22, 2016.

A statement by Mr. Abdullah Kiliaki, the Director of the CGO, said the ceremony will take place at the CGO premises, Central Business District (CBD), Abuja.

The president of the IDB has since arrived for the event. “One of the goals of IsDB’s 10 year strategy is to increase its operations in its member countries. The inauguration of the CGO is an important milestone in forging stronger partnership with the government and people of Nigeria,\” the statement quoted the president of the IsDB Group as saying.

The statement also said the IsDBank has approved several projects for Nigeria, such as the National Food Security Programme for Anambra, Gombe and Yobe States, as well as the Illesha Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Osun State.

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