Fears Raised By Nigerian Government Officials on Threats By Trump To Deport Citizens

As inauguration day draws closer in the united states, fears have been raised concerning the campaign statements and posturing of United States of America President-Elect, Donald Trump with his stance on the issues described as disturbing.

This was part of a speech delivered by Ambassador Sola Enikanolaiye, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs during a paper presentation at the National Defence College (NDC) in Abuja where he was representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama, which was titled, “Nigerian Foreign Policy: An Evaluation.”

He also stated that his ministry hosted a retreat recently to raise awareness and strategies on Nigerian and United States of America relations under the Presidency of Donald Trump.

A number of other things were also discussed including support on HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria as well as Trump’s anti-migration comments.

He also noted that other deliberations included The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which may be at risk under the Trump presidency of the United States of America.

He further disclosed that ties with the Russian government are being strengthened as they came to the aid of Nigeria with the supply of military equipment to fight insurgents.