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JUST IN: VP Shettima Speaks at UN Food Systems Summit in Rome [PHOTOS]

Vice President Kashim Shettima represented President Bola Tinubu at the UN Food Systems Summit in Rome, Italy

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the event is taking place from Monday, July 24 to Wednesday, July 26.

The summit is themed “Transforming Food Systems for People, Planet and Prosperity.”

In a post on his Twitter handle, Shettima said Nigeria is poised to “move the world” under the leadership of President Tinubu.

Napoleon Bonaparte once said, ‘China is a Sleeping Giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will shake the world,'” Shettima wrote. “President Bola Tinubu is poised to redefine the meaning and concept of modern leadership in Nigeria, the Giant of Africa, which had woken up from its slumber and is now poised to move the world.”

Shettima also said that Nigeria is seeking “real partnerships” rather than “handouts.”

Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it,” so said Archimedes, “and I shall move the world,” he wrote. “Nigeria needs no handouts but real partnerships. We have removed the albatrosses of fuel subsidies and multiple exchange rates from our necks; hence, we are seeking investments for mutually beneficial partnerships, not handouts.”

The UN Food Systems Summit is an international event that aims to address the challenges of food security, nutrition, and sustainability.

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