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JUST-IN: Tinubu Receives Greek, Egyptian, Pakistan Envoys

President Bola Tinubu, on Friday received letters of credence from Ambassadors from Egypt, Greece and Pakistan recently posted to Nigeria.

The colourful ceremony held in the Presidential villa, Abuja afforded the President the opportunity to reaffirm Nigeria’s strategic position in Africa as a bastion of peace, saying the nation will continue to play its role as a stabilizer on the continent.

First receiving a letter of credence from the Egyptian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mohamed Ahmed, Tinubu emphasized the shared commitment of both countries to promoting global peace and stability through collaboration within international organizations, such as the United Nations (UN).

He noted that since establishing diplomatic relations in 1961, Nigeria and Egypt have collaborated on key international priorities, including promoting regional peace, security, and stability.


Acknowledging Egypt’s role towards a truce in the crisis in Gaza, Tinubu said: ”We need to do more. Stability in the region is of paramount importance.”

Ambassador Ahmed conveyed President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s willingness to bolster economic partnership with Nigeria, emphasizing Egypt’s interest in increasing trade and investments between the two countries.

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