Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged investors from the United States of America to do more business and Nigeria by investing in its economy.
Osinbajo made the call at a meeting with Mike Pence, his US counterpart, at the White House in Washington, the US capital, on Wednesday.
Apart from boosting economic ties, Osinbajo said both leaders also discussed how to combat security threats in the Sahel.
The also discussed the supply of arms and ammunition from the US to Nigeria.
“We discussed a wide range of issues from our economy and ways in which investors could participate effectively in the economy. We also talked about security. Ways in which we could work together on some of the threats, especially in the Sahel”, Osinbajo told Channels Television.
“What we are working on at the moment is cooperation that has been on for a while so the whole point of it is to see how to bring several of those things to fruition.
“We discussed cooperation on the supply of arms and ammunition which the US has worked with us on and we think we are moving in the right direction. They are happy to work with us on it.”