Nigeria signs Africa Trade Zone Agreement

Timothy Choji, Abuja


Nigeria has signed the agreement on Free African Trade Zone, making her the 53rd country to do so.

President Muhammadu Buhari signed the agreement on behalf of the country , on Sunday, at the on-going AU Summit in Niamey, at exactly 10:48 am (local time.)

There was great applause for Nigeria, as soon as President Buhari appended his signature on the document.

This was closely followed by the presentation of the instruments of ratification by Gabon and Equitorial Guinea.