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Nigerian legislators arrive EU parliament in Brussels on study visit

Nigerian legislators arrive EU parliament in Brussels on study visit

- A delegation from the House of Representatives are currently on a study visit to the European Union parliament in Brussels

- The visit was made possible by the European Union delegation in Nigeria and ECOWAS

- One of the lawmakers, Honourable Tony Nwulu, is the sponsor of the Not Too Young To Run bill

A delegation from the House of Representatives are currently on a study visit to the European Union parliament in Brussels.

Legit.ng gathered that the visit was made possible by the European Union delegation in Nigeria and ECOWAS in partnership with YIAGA Africa.

The team comprises Honourable Tony Nwulu; the sponsor of the Not Too Young To Run bill, Honourable Gaza Jonathan Gbefwi from Nasarawa state, Honourable Segun Ogunwuyi from Oyo state and Samson Itodo of YIAGA Africa.

Nigerian legislators visit EU parliament in Brussels on study visit

The Nigerian delegation with an EU official during the visit. Photo credit: YIAGA Africa

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The delegation among other activities attended a hearing session on Human Rights Enhancement via democracy support with focus on the upcoming Nigerian elections.

Nwulu, a governorship aspirant in Imo state under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), used the opportunity of his visit to put in place a mechanism that will lead to massive and huge inflow of direct investment from Europe to the state.

The lawmaker who represents Oshodi/Isolo federal constituency, engaged some European countries on the need to invest in Imo as he seeks to govern the state in 2019.

The lawmaker had extensive talks and deliberations with Mr. Santiago Fisas Ayxela from Spain, the head Slovenia Investment Council and member EU Parliament, Mrs Romana Tom and Mrs Maria Arena, another member of the EU Parliament and head Belgium International Trade Council.

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Recently, thousands of youths from the 27 local governments in Imo state called on Nwulu to vie for the Imo governorship contest in 2019.

The youths in their thousands gathered at All Saints and Angels Cathedral Church, Egbu, Owerri North local government area where they unanimously declared that Nwulu represents the new face of leadership in the state.

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