GG Julie Payette in Nigeria


Instrumental music plays.

Mme. Payette: And it's more essential than ever that we collaborate to make sure that we leave this planet in good state for the benefit of our communities and for the futures of our children.

Background chatter and music play.

Mme. Payette: It is not important, it is absolutely essential to have a facility like the one we have behind us. Canada has contributed 4.25 million towards this facility, and we will continue to collaborate with you in this important effort.

Mme Payette speaks to students: Do you guys know what this is? A space shuttle.

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