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Bayelsa Governor, Senator Douye Diri, in USA on trade, cultural mission

Gov. Diri of Bayelsa State
Gov. Diri and some of the Guests at the Reception Dinner on Wednesday night


Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has arrived the United States of America (USA) at the Head of a Trade and Cultural Delegation from the oil rich State to showcase the economic potential of the state to international investors.

The powerful delegation will be marketing the abundant resources of the state in the areas of agriculture, the hospitality industry, education, tourism, glass manufacturing, oil and gas and renewable energy with a view to attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the state.

A Reception Dinner was organised by the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 evening at the Nigeria House, New York. The Reception was attended by a cross section of Nigerians and friends of the country.

Governor Diri’s delegation moves to New Jersey, Thursday for meetings with different individuals and organisations with the purpose of attracting investments to Bayelsa state and forging partnerships that would benefit the health, energy, technology, cultural and other sectors of the state.

There would also be meetings with Mayor Ras J. Baraka of Newark, New Jersey, Congressman Donald Paine Jr. and other political leaders as well as leaders in the business, cultural, medical, energy and other key sectors.



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