Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Wedenesday, May 25, received the outgoing ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Nigeria, Saeed Koozechi and H.E. Gu Xiaojie, the outgoing ambassador of Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria.
The ambassadors paid a farewell visit to Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja earlier today.
President Buhari, speaking at a farewell audience with the outgoing Iranian Ambassador to Nigeria, said he was convinced that with greater diligence, hard work and patriotic determination to achieve self-sufficiency, Nigeria can produce most of the items currently on its import list.
At a separate audience with the outgoing Chinese Ambassador, the president gave an assurance that the federal government will continue to do its best to meet its obligations under bilateral agreements with China for the development of critical infrastructure in Nigeria.
President Buhari commended the outgoing ambassadors for their efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between Nigeria and their countries during their tenure in Abuja. He wished them well in their future endeavours.
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