Lawan Insists on Implementation of African Free Trade Agreement



Samson Atekojo Usman | Daily Post Nigeria

For the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA) to yield intended results, it must be backed by requisite legal frameworks, right policies, and robust implementation.

This is according to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Lawan made the assertion when he received a visiting delegation from the African Continental Free Trade Area, led by its newly elected Secretary-General, Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, on Tuesday in Abuja.

The Senate President who was represented by the Deputy Senate Leader, Ajayi Boroffice, said the intent behind Nigeria’s decision to sign the agreement on July 7th, 2019, during the 12th Extra-Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government, in Niamey, was to benefit Africans on the continent and outside it.

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