The Gambia’s Ambassador Designate to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Famara Kassy Gaye, has presented his letters of credence to the Nigerian President His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari. This was contained in a press release sent to the Daily Observer by the Gambia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Below is the full text of the release.
His Excellency Mr. Famara Kassy Gaye, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of The Islamic Republic of The Gambia to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Permanent Representative to the ECOWAS Commission presented his credential to H.E. President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Following his presentation, Ambassador Gaye had a bilateral meeting with President Buhari, in the presence of senior government officials of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Discussions were focused on the importance of strengthening and cementing the brotherly ties that exist between The Gambia and Nigeria, as well as on expanding the technical cooperation between our two countries to encompass all sectors of national developing. Whilst conveying heartfelt congratulations to H.E. President Buhari on the positive development strides registered since his assumption of the mantle of leadership of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ambassador Gaye promised to work extensively with the Nigerian Government for the development of relations for the mutual benefit of both countries.
On his part, H.E Muhammadu Buhari congratulated Ambassador Gaye and reiterated the existing good relations between the Islamic Republic of The Gambia and the Federal Republic of Nigeria and promised to further strengthen it. President Buhari also sent his personal greetings to H.E. Sheikh Professor Dr. Alhaji Yahya AJJ Jammeh, Babili Mansa, President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia and to the Gambian people through Ambassador Gaye.