World Bank president, Ajay Banga, will commence a three-day visit to Nigeria on Wednesday.
He is to arrive in the country after a two-day visit to Ethiopia and will be joined by his wife Ritu Banga.
According to World Bank, Banga’s visit is the next step of a global tour that is at the center of a mission to write “a new playbook for the 78-year-old institution”.
“Banga will focus his time in Nigeria on identifying opportunities to create jobs for young people and women, addressing energy needs and renewable energy, and further exploring the potential for digitization
“As part of these efforts, he will visit a World Bank-financed mini-grid power plant that is providing solar energy to an entire community, and a woman-owned business that has generated more than 1,500 service-sector jobs for young Nigerians,” it said.
The World Bank will also convene discussions with representatives from the private sector and civil society.
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