President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has hailed China for helping Nigeria to enhance its infrastructure.
Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said when the history of the administration’s efforts to reverse the infrastructure deficit is written, China’s role will be included.
Adesina spoke on Friday at the State House when he hosted Ambassador Cui Jianchun and the new Deputy Chief of Mission/Ministerial Councilor, Zhang Yi.
The aide thanked the Chinese government for sustained efforts to improve Nigeria’s infrastructure in power, rail, aviation, among others.
‘‘President Buhari has very great respect for China. Many times he has spoken about the support from China.
“President Buhari and President Xi Jinping share respect and friendship.”
Adesina added that Nigeria appreciates the cooperation with the world power, expressing hope that the relations will continue to be strong and beneficial.