US Sends New Envoy To Nigeria

New American ambassador inspects guard of honour

New American ambassador, MR JAMES ENTWISTLE , inspects guard of honour

President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday in Abuja received the letters of credence of the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle and the new Namibian High Commissioner, Dr. Peingeonjabi Shipo.

Welcoming the diplomatic representatives to Nigeria, President Jonathan urged them to do their best to further strengthen the existing cordial relations between Nigeria and their respective countries.

Jonathan with the special envoy from South Africa
Jonathan with MR COLLINS CHABANE, the special envoy from South Africa

New American ambassador, MR JAMES ENTWISTLE ,  inspects guard of honour
New American ambassador, MR JAMES ENTWISTLE , inspects guard of honour
New Nambian ambassador,  DR PEINGEONJABI SHIPO presents letter of credence
New Nambian ambassador, DR PEINGEONJABI SHIPO presents letter of credence

The President assured the two new ambassadors of the fullest support of the Federal Government for their efforts to broaden areas of bilateral collaboration between Nigeria and their countries during their tenure.

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President Jonathan also received Mr. Collins Chabane, a special envoy of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

The President assured Mr. Chabane that Nigeria will continue to welcome investors from South Africa and other African countries in keeping with its commitment to the promotion of intra-African trade and economic relations.