By: Rakiya Garba Karaye, Maiduguri
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria values ties with her longtime allies, and will continue to lubricate the relationships.
Buhari disclosed this on Monday at State House, Abuja, while receiving the outgoing Ambassadors of Spain, and The State of Qatar, in separate audiences.
President Buhari said that Spain would ever remain relevant in the developed world, noting that Nigeria was glad to be in relationship with such country in the areas of trade, technology, education, and other spheres of life.
Ambassador Ansorena disclosed that his four years in Nigeria were pleasurable ones, adding that relations between the countries “continue to be excellent.”
He promised to be a new Ambassador of Nigeria to Spain, pledging that his country would continue to invest more in agriculture, food processing, and fight human trafficking.
Abdulaziz Mubarak Al Muhanadi, the outgoing Ambassador of the State of Qatar, said that the relations between the two countries have been strong and credible, particularly as oil producing nations.
He noted that the two countries were closely related, and the ties would be maintained.
The Ambassador thanked the President for the support extended to him, to make his tour of duty successful.