Indian envoy pledges to prioritise education, health cooperation with Nigeria

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India’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ghanashyam Rangaiah,LAGOS – ’s Commissioner , Ghanashyam Rangaiah, on Tuesday, said his tenure would mostly be directed at promoting education and health cooperation with . Rangaiah told News Agency of (NAN) in Lagos that this would reduce of Nigerians visiting for education and medical purposes.

“As new Commissioner , I be slightly from distinguished predecessors.

emphasis be on promotion of health and education with Nigeria.

“I like to that, today, the greatest anchor of Nigeria and India be in these areas.

“Gradually, we are trying to make Nigeria stand on its own and be the beacon of strength for the rest of West Africa’’, he said.

The commissioner said he working on the possibility of encouraging India colleges and universities to come and establish in parts of Nigeria.

The envoy also said he working hard at making India hospitals to come and work with Nigerian doctors.

Rangaiah explained that the purpose to make qualitative education and good health facilities accessible and affordable to Nigerians instead of travelling to India.[eap_ad_2]

“We longer Nigerians to come to the conclusion that it is only when they visit India that they can study or have access to good quality healthcare.

“We believe that with our cooperation with Nigeria in the development of her education and health sectors, the of Nigerians and the high costs of travelling to India be reduced.

“I personally feel that it is expensive for Nigerians to be going to India for medical treatment and study’’, he said. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]