Jonathan Receives New US Ambassador

During a Guard of Honour Organized for him in Abuja

President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday in Abuja received the letters of credence of the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle and the new Namibian High Commissioner, Dr. Peingeonjabi Shipo.

President Jonathan also received Mr. Collins Chabane, a special envoy of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.

Welcoming the diplomatic representatives to Nigeria, President Jonathan urged them to do their best to further strengthen the existing cordial relations between Nigeria and their respective countries.

The President assured the two new ambassadors of his government support in broadening bilateral collaboration between Nigeria and their countries.

The President assured Mr. Chabane that Nigeria will continue to welcome investors from South Africa and other African countries in keeping with its commitment to the promotion of intra-African trade and economic relations.