Saharawi ambassador leads ambassadorial delegation to Nigerian president

Abuja, August 7, 2015 (SPS) - Ambassador in Nigeria and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Abuja, Mr. Ubbi Bachraya Bachir, on Thursday led a delegation of African ambassadors in a courtesy visit to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, following the successful democratic elections took place in the country.
Speaking on behalf of the 10 ambassadors representing the 5 geographic parts of the continent, felicitated the Nigerian president for the democratic and impartial elections took place in the country, underlying that electing President Buhari constitutes big turning point not only in Nigeria or the region, but also in the entire African continent.
The Saharawi diplomat hailed the encouraging results attained in the first months of President Buhari’s mandate, especially in terms of the fight against terrorism and the plans set forth to enhance good governance and national economy.
Mr. Ubbi conveyed, in the name of African ambassadors accredited to Abuja, to President of Nigeria “strong condemnation” of the criminal acts carried out by Boko Haram, expressing support to the people and government of Nigeria in their fight against extremism and terrorism.
He also felicitated Nigeria for the successive victories achieved thanks to the elaborate scheme adopted by President Buhari in mobilizing the efforts of neighboring countries to decisively combat terrorism.
Nigerian President, for his part, praised the positions of support and solidarity expressed by the entire peoples of Africa, renewing his government’s resolute to put into reality his electoral promise in fighting terrorism, reinforcing the rule of law and good governance, and accelerating the pace of balanced economic growth. (SPS)