Nigeria's Buhari Says He Will Soon Sign Up to African Free Trade Pact

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will soon sign up to a $3 trillion African free trade zone. Nigeria is one of Africa's two largest economies, the other being South Africa. Buhari's government had refused to join a continental free-trade zone established in March, on the grounds that it wishes to defend its own businesses and industry. The administration later said it wanted more time to consult business leaders. "In trying to guarantee employment, goods and services in our country, we have to be careful with agreements...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Wednesday, 11 July

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