President Muhammadu Buhari has described himself as a very slow reader, when answering a question on his delay in signing the U.S.$3 trillion African Free-Trade Agreement. The government initially refused to sign, saying it needed to defend the country's businesses and industry, and needed more time to consult with business leaders. Buhari has now expressed his readiness to sign the agreement.
Finally, Buhari Ready to Sign Africa Free Trade Agreement
Guardian, 12 July 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he expressed readiness to sign the Africa… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari
I Am Very Careful About What I Sign - Buhari
Vanguard, 11 July 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday promised to soon sign the Africa Free Trade Agreement to facilitate growth in the continent in a way that job creation and local industries… Read more »
Buhari Says He's a Slow Reader - 'Set to Sign African Trade Deal'
Premium Times, 12 July 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that he would soon sign the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). Read more »
More countries are joining in the continental deal expected to remove taxes from up to 90% of the 200 items traded on the continent, making them cheaper for consumers. South ... Read more »
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