A delegation of Nigerians welcomed the former head of the defense staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, as Nigeria’s ambassador-designate to the Republic of Cameroon in Yaounde.
The retired general was appointed Nigerian Head of Mission in Cameroon by President Muhammadu Buhari weeks after his retirement.
He was received by the Deputy High Commissioner, HE Lami Sauda Remawa-Ahmed; Consul General, Consulate General of Nigeria, Douala, HRM Queen Efe Alexandra Clark-Omeru; the Defense Advisor, Commodore Nnamdi Ekwon; Head of the Office, Consulate General of Nigeria Buea Mr. Samuel T. Amuh; Officials from the Cameroon Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Nigerian community and the Nigerian Union Women’s Wing and cultural dance groups.
Remawa-Ahmed welcomed the new ambassador in a ceremony on Tuesday evening.
Olonisakin told reporters that his arrival as Nigeria’s new ambassador will have a huge impact on strengthening good relations between Cameroon and Nigeria.