By Raphael Oni
His Majesty, King Abdullah II, Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan receives letter of credence from His Excellency Faruk Malami Yabo, Nigeria Ambassador to Jordan, at the Basman Palace in Amman, Jordan.This marks the official commencement of Yabo’s tour of duty, representing President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Jordan with Concurrent Accreditation to the Republic of Iraq, according to a Press Statement issued by the Embassy of Nigeria in Amman, Jordan.
The Nigerian Principal envoy during the colourful ceremony also extended Mr. President’s warmest greetings to the King of Jordan and assured him of his commitment in promoting the existing friendly relations between the two countries.
Ambassador Faruk Yabo was accompanied to the event by the Minister Plenipotentiary, Mr. I.Y. Mohammed and the Head of Chancery, Mrs. C. A. Uwazuru.
Nigeria established Diplomatic relations with Jordan in the year 2004. The two countries have been partners in progress in promoting peace in the region.
The Deputy Governor of Kano State, accompanied by his wife and some members of the Nigerian Community in Jordan were hosted to a brief reception held at the Residence of the Ambassador after the successful presentation of the Letters of Credence.
The Ambassador also used the occasion to launch a new mobile app (nigerianembassyjordan.net) which is aimed to enhance service delivery between the Embassy and Nigerian citizens in Jordan.