Nigeria has signed a headquarters partnership agreement with the developing-eight secretariat in Abuja.
The signing will result in the hosting of the health and social protection programme of the organisation in the country.
It will also help to enhance the economic cooperation and well being of member countries.
The organization of the developing eight countries of the world (D-8) is made up of Nigeria, Turkey, Indonesia, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Malaysia
The organisation’s goal is to improve economic cooperation and reduce financial dependence on donor aids by concentrating more on trade among member countries
It also aims to achieve the Sustainable development goals One, Two and Three, which is very pivotal to national development
The Secretary General of the D-8 organization expressed his delight that Nigeria is hosting the health and social protection programme
He believes it will enhance the organization’s desire to be seen as a giant influential group in the international arena