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Amid Political Turmoil in Nigeria, Speaker of the House Femi Gbajabiamila Emerges as a Key Player in Managing the Crisis With China

Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged as a central player in managing his country’s various recent crises with China, including the uproar over the arrival of a 15-member Chinese medical team, and the ongoing disputes over reports of discrimination and maltreatment of Nigerians in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

On April 6th, the Speaker moved to calm tensions surrounding the exact duties in Nigeria of the Chinese medical team sent by a Chinese state-owned company. His intervention went a long way to help calm the situation.

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