Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria have a joint development arrangement especially with respect to the oil and gas sector.
Osinbajo stated this when he attended the inauguration of President of Sao Tome at the Presidential Villa in Sao Tome.
According to him, Nigeria’s relationship with the twin-island Central African nation of Sao Tome and Principe has been growing over the years and would even now be further strengthened.
He stated that both countries were looking at strengthening bilateral relations because of the strategic partnership between them
While felicitating with the new President, the Vice President promised that Nigeria will re-establish stronger ties with the island country.
The Vice President was accompanied by the Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, and joined by some members of the House of Representatives and Nigeria’s Ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe, Christopher Chiejina.
Osinbajo, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, has since returned to Abuja.
The event which held at the country’s Parliament Building was attended by leaders from Africa and Europe.
They include President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebeto; President of Guinea Bissau, Sissolo Embalo; Vice President of Angola, Bonito De Sousa, and other dignitaries.