Muhammadu Buhari
Nigerians in the diaspora remitted more than $20 billion in 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari said in Washington on Friday.

US-Africa Leaders Summit
The president made the comment at a presidential public meeting he held with Nigerians in the diaspora in Washington on Friday following the end of his participation in the US-Africa Leaders Summit.

Garba Shehu
Garba Shehu, one of the president’s press aides, quoted the president congratulating Nigerians in the diaspora in a statement issued Saturday in Abuja.

Foreign Direct Investment
“It is my understanding that in 2021, our remittances to diaspora households through official channels amounted to $20 billion, which is four times the value of our Foreign Direct Investment.