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Denmark To Tackle Nigeria’s Irregular Migration To The Country

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Danish Development Cooperation Minister Ulla Tornaes, on Wednesday, expressed her country’s determination to assist Nigeria tackle irregular migration from the country to Denmark and Europe. Tornaes stated this while addressing journalists at the end of a close-door meeting between a delegation from Denmark and Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama in Abuja.
Tornaes was accompanied by that country’s Minister for Immigration and Integration, Inger Stojberg and the Ambassador of Denmark to Nigeria, Torbben Getterman among others. Tornaes, who said that the delegation was also in Nigeria to strengthen the trade relations between the two countries, assured that more Danish investors would come to invest in Nigeria.
Tornae said: “We are here in Nigeria to strengthen the trade relations between Nigeria and Denmark and it is also to address challenges of irregular migration to Europe. We have very good discussion on how we can cooperate more and what we can do to address the irregular migration to Europe and how to assist Nigeria on returnees’ integration. We are trying to address the root causes of the migration and the core of it is what we can do to assist Nigeria and other African countries to stem the tide”.
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