By Omonu Nelson, Abuja
The outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Eustáquio Januário Quibato, yesterday, Monday, March 20, 2023, bade farewell to Nigeria, when the Envoy met with the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency. Geoffrey Onyeama.
A statement made available to SUMMIT POST,
by Institutional Communication and Press Services of the Embassy of Angola, says the audience took place at the headquarters of Nigerian diplomacy, in Abuja, where Onyeama “highlighted the excellent diplomatic relations between Angola and Nigeria, as well as the bilateral and multilateral challenges in the regional and international organizations that the two countries share.”
The two countries reviewed the diplomatic and trade relations between the two countries and the need to encourage “their companies to operate in the SADC and ECOWAS markets. Issues such as political stability in West, Central and Southern Africa, strategic partnerships, sports exchange, technological and infrastructure development to generate youth employment, were addressed during the audience between the two diplomats.”
Minister Onyeama wished the outgoing ambassador success in his new mission in the Republic of Guinea Conakry, describing it as a “Noble and Challenging Mission”.
It would be recalled that, President João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, recently rotated and appointed Angolan ambassadors to various Angola missions of the world.
Eustáquio Quibato was exonerated from Nigeria, and proped to Guinea Conakry, he will be replaced by Ambassador José Bamókina Zau, former Secretary of State, Ministry of the Interior.
The Embassy of Angola in Nigeria extends its diplomatic authority to the Republics of Benin and Niger.
H.E Ambassador Eustáquio Quibato had in January this year traveled to Niamey and Cotonou to bid farewell to Presidents Mohamed BAZOUM and Patrice TALON, of Niger and Benin, respectively.
Institutional Communication and Press Services of the Embassy of Angola in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abuja, March 21, 2023.