President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed that Nigeria is attracting positive attention as a country that promotes media freedom.
According to a statement on Sunday by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari spoke in the light of Nigeria hosting three international events, scheduled for October and November 2022.
Nigeria will host the 2022 Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week, organised by the United Natioducational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), in October.
A global conference on tourism and creative industries, organised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), is scheduled to hold in Lagos in November, while the Global Association of Literary Festivals conference will take place in Abeokuta, the Ogun capital, also in November.
Adesina said Buhari is pleased that Nigeria will host the events, adding that it shows the country is gaining positive attention globally.
â€œPresident Muhammadu Buhari has pledged full support for three major international events scheduled to hold in Nigeria in October and November this year, saying they are opportunities to showcase the nationâ€™s rich heritage in culture, arts, tourism and entertainment as well as advancements on media freedom,â€
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