President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, told Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of The Netherlands, that there have been significant changes in Nigeria in recent years.
Buhari assured the Queen, who last visited Nigeria in 2017, that if she came again, she would see a lot of differences.
He spoke at a bilateral meeting at the margins of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
The President said Nigeria was well aware of her limitations, and thus prioritized the provision of infrastructure.
“Without infrastructure, development would be limited, so we put emphasis on building roads, rail, and power. We have a comprehensive plan, and we are doing our best”,
Buhari stressed that the country was hampered by resources, despite being oil exporting, and that with more financial wherewithal, infrastructure works would be sped up.
Queen Zorreguieta lauded what she called “the huge effort” made by Nigeria to combat coronavirus, saying; “you spent a great part of your GDP”.
The monarch said she had a huge commitment to Nigeria and promised to make more contributions.
“You won’t be alone. We will be there along with other partners”,
She informed the Nigerian leader.