Ambassador Leonard’s Remarks for the Nigeria Tech Summit

Good morning honorable government representatives, innovators and entrepreneurs, and friends in the media.  I am so pleased to welcome all of you to the 2021 Nigeria Tech Summit. Nigeria made global headlines for a multitude of reasons this year, but I am proud to see that a significant amount of this coverage focused on how ...
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Ambassador Leonard Honors Varian and Other Stakeholders Working to Improve Cancer Healthcare in Nigeria

Lagos—U.S. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard has highlighted the U.S. government’s commitment as well as Varian’s efforts to significantly improving public health outcomes in Nigeria.     Delivering remarks at a reception in honor of Varian and attended by members of the Nigeria’s oncology community, Ambassador Leonard noted that the United States continues to lead the world in medical research, innovation ...
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Secretary Antony J. Blinken At an Innovation Exhibition

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE INNOV8 HUB ABUJA, NIGERIA SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Deji, thank you.  Thank you so much.  I think that’s the best introduction I’ve ever gotten.  (Laughter.)  I’m glad it’s being recorded.  I want to be able to replay it. Listen, it’s particularly a pleasure for me to be here this afternoon.  When I was last in Nigeria ...
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Remarks By Acting Consul General Darcy F. Zotter At the Opening of Disability-Friendly Digital Hub Agege, Lagos

Good morning everyone. It is an honor for me to welcome you to the opening of this technology and entrepreneurship hub for persons living with disabilities. I would like to recognize the Lagos State Director for the Office of Disability Affairs, Dr. Adebukola Adebayo. I am happy to learn that Dr. Adebayo is a 2013 ...
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