The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur, has said 50,000 Indians, comprising professionals, investors, medical doctors and educationists, among others, are doing business in Nigeria.
Thakur described India as Nigeria’s largest trading partner globally with bilateral trade between both countries at nearly $12bn, with Indian companies investing in projects worth $10bn.
He said, “India has contributed meaningfully to Nigeria’s economy and growth wherever it can.
“India is the largest functioning democracy in the world at 1.3 billion people with an electorate of 900 million and Nigeria is the largest democracy of Africa. This is something that really brings us together.”
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