President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated Nigeria’s readiness to assist African countries in distress.
President Buhari stated this When he received
the outgoing High Commissioner of the Republic
of Sierra Leone, Mrs Haja Afsatu Kabba,
at the State House, Abuja, on Friday.
The President said brotherly assistance extended
to the West African country during the Ebola
epidemic and the recent mudslide natural disaster,
was the least Nigeria could do “I congratulate your
new President on his election, and believe that
our long-standing relationship, which dates
back to almost 60 years, will continue to flourish,”
He wished Kabba, who had spent two years in Nigeria,
the best of luck in her next assignment.
The outgoing High Commissioner expressed gratitude
to the government and people of Nigeria for the
support granted her and her country.
She expressed optimism that the good
bilateral relations between Nigeria and
her country would continue.