Ex-Guardian editor, Debo Adesina submits letter of credence as ambassador to Togolese president

Immediate past Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian Newspapers, Debo Adesina on Friday met and submitted his letter of credence as Ambassador to Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma.

NaijaOnPoint.com, TNG reports the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama had in March gave the 95 ambassadors-designate their letters of credence.

The ambassadors-designate have had to endure a tortuous six months waiting after been cleared by the senate last September.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had in January approved the posting of new envoys to various Nigerian Embassies and missions across the world.

Speaking after meeting President Faure, Adesina said he had always wanted to be a Togolese and would seize the opportunity given him as an ambassador to strengthen bilateral ties between Nigeria and Togo. He also commended President Faure for the special attention given to women in his administration and the country at large.

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