Middle East: Former Nigerian High Commissioner To Pakistan, Amb. Dauda Danladi, Mni, Played A Historic Role To Enhance Bilateral Trade 5 Times Between Nigeria And Pakistan –Chief Abiodun Mustafa, Incumbent President (YCNP)

By Abdul Majeed

Incumbent President\(YCNP), Yoruba Community of Nigeria in Pakistan, Chief Abiodun Mustafa said that Former Nigerian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ambassador Dauda Danladi, mni, actually played a historic role in enhancing bilateral trade 5 Times better between Nigeria and Pakistan during his diplomatic tenure (2012-2015) in Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Chief Abidoun Mustafa pledged that Yoruba Business Community in Pakistan under the flag of Nigerian Community in Pakistan and Pakistan Nigeria High Commission also supports and joins hands with the determination of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to bring about an Agricultural Revolution in Federal Republic of Nigeria besides protecting vital Nigeria’s vital interests and improving the image of Federal Republic of Nigeria in Pakistan.

Therefore, Pakistani Business Community termed Amb. Dauda Danlad, MNI’s Diplomatic Tenure (2012-2015) as the “Golden Chapter of Pakistan-Nigeria Trade Relations” as great developments occurred and the bilateral trade between two countries jumped from US $ 80 Million to US $ 500 Million.

Chief Abiodun Mustafa said that the Yoruba Community of Nigeria in Pakistan, All Executive Council Members of YCNP, Chieftaincy order recognize Ambassador Dauda Danladi,mni personal efforts, immense diplomatic skills in a highly professional way that has brought a tangible change in Pakistan Nigeria Trade Relations which resulted in moving a high powered trade delegations from Punjab and Sindh Provinces to Nigeria from 25th August, 2013 to 5th September, 2013.

He said Nigerian Media reported that Kaduna State Governor personally received over 50 serious Pakistani Industralists and Captains of Industries set up Industries in Fertilizer Production, Agriculture Machinery, Tractor Equipment, Leather Productions, Surgical Equipments and Textile in Kaduna Industrial Town in 2013.

He added that Pakistani businessmen are determined to invest in other economic sectors in Lagos and Kano States of Nigeria and various Pakistani chambers signed Memorandum of Understandings(MOUs) in textile, pharmaceuticals and surgical, agricultural machinery, fertilizers and pesticides.