President Buhari played host to the Ooni of Ife Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II and billionaire Arab businessman, Sherif Ahmad Bin Zuhir Al-Natour in Aso Rock, Abuja.
The Ooni of Ife recently signed a business partnership with Sharif Ahmad Bin Jaber Al Natour to create massive job opportunities for the youths in Yorubaland and in Nigeria in general.
The partnership between Ooni Ogunwusi and the Jordanian business mogul cum philanthropist was formally announced during an unveiling ceremony that took place at the Ile-Oodua palace in Ile-Ife on Monday during which they both signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU).
The wealthy Jordanian prince based in Morocco who owns Global Trade And Development Corporation(GTDC) group that recently disbursed US$800m fund for commercial ventures in livestock, sugar and sugarcane in North Central Timor Global conglomerate is in the country on a 3 day visit to meet the Ooni and President Muhammadu Buhari on various areas of possible collaboration.
Al Natour said he has visited Ooni of Ife because of the king’s efforts in unifying the Africans in Diaspora through his peace and unity agenda.
He further stated his commitment to building green cities in Nigeria under the auspices of GDTC Investment Nigeria Limited as a collective instrument of social, humanitarian, industrial and commercial projects to provide happiness and new lease of lives to millions of Nigerians through his partnership and collaboration with Ooni Ogunwusi through GDTC Investment Nigeria Limited.
“I have met many kings and world leaders but Ooni of Ife dazzles me most. I love him so much. I follow his activities a lot. He goes around the world to unify Africans in Diaspora through his peace and unity agenda. I also love his Youth development quest.
That is why I am here at Ile-Ife to partner with him on green energy and green environment for the benefit of the good people of Yoruba and Nigeria” Al Natour said.
He went further to admit Ile-Ife as his second home and assured that with the MoU, the technological hub in its first phase is expected to facilitate massive employment of youths.