Nigerian envoy, Faruk Malami Yabo, to Jordan, presented his letter of credence to His Majesty, King Abdullah II, Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the Basman Palace in Amman, Jordan.
In a Statement issued by the Embassy of Nigeria in Amman, Jordan, the Jordanian King warmly welcomed the Nigerian Ambassador, wished him a successful tour of duty and expressed the readiness to cooperate with Nigeria in areas of mutual interest to both countries.
The Nigerian Principal envoy during the colorful ceremony also extended President Muhammadu Buhari’s warmest greetings to the King of Jordan and assured him of his commitment in promoting existing friendly relations between the two countries.
Ambassador Yabo was accompanied to the event by the Minister Plenipotentiary, Mr. I.Y. Mohammed and the Head of Chancery, Mrs. C. A. Uwazuru.
The two countries have been partners in progress in promoting peace in the region; since
2004, when Nigeria established Diplomatic relations with Jordan.
The Deputy Governor of Kano State, accompanied by his wife and some members of the Nigerian Community in Jordan where hosted to a brief reception held at the Residence of the Ambassador after the successful presentation of the Letters of Credence.
The Ambassador also used the occasion to launch a new mobile app (nigerianembassyjordan.net) which is designed to enhance service delivery between the Embassy and Nigerian citizens in Jordan.