The Chinese government has assured Nigeria that would invest $5 billion ion infrastructure projects.
The Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Zhou Pingjian disclosed this when he visited the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and members of the APC National Working Committee at the National Secretariat of party in Abuja.
Also, he called on the Nigerian government to ensure ‘full execution’ of the One China policy between both countries and changing the name: “Trade Mission of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to Taipei Trade Agency, Lagos,” and relocating the Mission to Lagos State.
In a statement from APC, the Ambassador briefed the APC National Working Committee (NWC) on China’s domestic politics and China-Nigeria strategic bilateral relations. He also explored areas of cooperation and collaboration between the governing parties of both countries – the APC and the Communist Party of China (CPC).
The statement read: “Pingjian disclosed that China has pledged and almost approved $5billion to support infrastructure projects in Nigeria.
“This year is a big one for party politics in China. Every five years, we hold party conventions were we draw a new blueprint for the years ahead. That means major policy decisions will be made at the National Congress of the Communist Party of China. A new Central Committee will be elected at the congress. The central committee will in turn elect the new central leadership.”