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This is why the recent intercontinental recognition and celebration of Nigerian-born President and Chairman, Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank. Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah, calls for special attention. In far away Russia, the largest country in the world, Oramah made history on November 4, 2019 as he was conferred with the prestigious national honor of Russia, The Order of Friendship. He was fêted in the Russian seat of power, Kremlin, by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at a very special ceremony.

Russia’s host nation status had been met with resistance by some in the West who suggested the tournament could be unsafe and play into the hands of Putin, who stands accused by Washington of conducting “malign activities” around the world.

In a statement on the Russian president’s New Year wishes to world leaders, the Kremlin said Putin told Trump that “a constructive Russian-American dialogue is especially needed to strengthen strategic stability in the world”.