Nigeria, Iran to Partner on Power
The Federal Government of Nigeria and Islamic Republic of Iran have agreed to partner in the area of electricity supply, agriculture, science and education.
This position was reached at a bilateral meeting between Vice President Namadi Sambo and President Mhamoud Ahmadinejad of Iran at the holding room of the venue of the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mfon Udott, Sambo stated that to realise the decisions taken at the Summit, the level of development in the country calls for partnership so that both countries can realise their developmental objectives.
He said though there are Iranian companies in the country, Nigeria needs more cooperation with Iran to enable her attend its developmental goals especially in the power sector.