Today, 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 at the State House.
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
mongul cum philatropist was formally announced during an
unveiling ceremony that took place at the Ile-Oodua palace in Ile-Ife
on Monday during which they both singed a Memorandum of
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
Muhamadu Buhari on various areas of possible collaboration.
Al Natour said he has visited Ooni of Ife because of the king’s
efforts in unifiying the Africans in Diaspora through his peace and
unity agenda. He further stated his commitment to build green cities
in Nigeria under the auspices of GDTC Investment Nigeria Limited as
a collective instruments 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
enviroment 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