Ms. Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Managing Director arrived in Nigeria yesterday on a four-day official visit.
At the airport to receive her, among other dignitaries, were Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. She went into a brief close-door meeting with the Nigerian team.
Ms. Lagarde’s private aircraft touched down at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, some minutes before 3pm.
Thereafter she was driven out of the airport in a convoy.
The visit would provide the IMF an opportunity to strengthen its partnership with Nigeria, the largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa.
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