James Entwistle is the new U.S. ambassador to Nigeria.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja received the letters of credence of the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, and the new Namibian High Commissioner, Peingeonjabi Shipo.
The President welcomed the diplomatic representatives to Nigeria, and urged them to do their best to further strengthen the existing cordial relationship between Nigeria and their respective countries.
He assured the two new ambassadors of the support of the Federal Government for their efforts to broaden areas of bilateral collaboration between Nigeria and their countries during their tenure.
President Jonathan also received Collins Chabane, a special envoy of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.
The President assured Mr. Chabane that Nigeria will continue to welcome investors from South Africa and other African countries in keeping with its commitment to the promotion of intra-African trade and economic relations.