Jan 31, 2014, 10:25 AM
New Nigerian High Commissioner
The new Nigerian High Commissioner to The Gambia Mrs. Esther John Audu, has expressed her conviction that the long standing relationship between the
This, according to her, has now been extended to the area of legal assistance, education and health sectors.
"It is heartening to note that Nigeria enjoys not only the support and co-operation of all members of the diplomatic corps here in the Gambia but also that of the government officials and a cross section of the Gambian society", she said.
Speaking on the occasion of her inaugural diplomatic reception on Friday at her residence, High Commissioner John Audu said the
"My principle responsibility here in the
"Promoting the welfare of Nigerian nationals and protecting their interests as well as rendering appropriate consular services to them. Upholding the dignity of Nigerians and ensuring that proper and fair treatment is meted to all Nigerians at all times. In this regard, the principle of reciprocity will be adhered to", she noted.
She further expressed her resolve to explore new areas of co-operation between the
"Our Gambian brothers will continue to receive the support of our government, through technical aid assistance in the fields of education, health and judicial sectors. I will be fully for co-operation in any endeavour to improve the lot of our Gambian brothers, at all levels, especially at grassroots level, and will also learn from many of the already laudable achievements recorded here by my predecessor", she asserted.