The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked the Ambassador of Nigeria to that country, Ismail Yusuf Abba to arrange a meeting between relevant officials from Nigeria and Turkey to work out possible areas of cooperation between the two countries.
President Tayyip Erdogan, who received letters of Credence from Ambassador Ismail Yusuf Abba on June 16 at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, offered to assist Nigeria in the fight against terrorism.
He said that the meeting of top officials of the two countries will fashion out the best modalities to achieve the objective.
This was even as the Ambassador pledged to constructively engage with the Turkish government to promote Nigeria’s interest and further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries.
He conveyed greetings from President Buhari to President Erdogan, expressing gratitude to Turkey’s unflinching support to the nation and her people.
The presentation of letters of credence marked the formal accreditation of Ambassador Yusuf, who was recently appointed along with other Ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari, and subsequently deployed to various countries.
Ambassador Yusuf, a career diplomat, brings to his new post three decades of diplomatic experience.