Sambo leads FG delegation to Ghana, calls Attah Mills a great African leader



Federal Government of Nigeria has described late Ghanaian  president John Atta Mills as a statesman and a great African leader and a leader for all whose death was a loss not only to Ghanaians but also to Nigeria,  Africa and in general.

Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo made this statement when he led a high-powered government delegation to government and people of Ghana over sad loss of their president.

Arc Sambo expressed federal government’ sincere appreciation on Ghana’ smooth transition of power and on the sustenance of democracy in the country.  “I must seize this opportunity to express our appreciation on the manner on which the smooth transition on your country took place and to congratulate you on the sustenance of democracy which is in the interest of your good people, our ECOWAS region and Africa in general,” Said Sambo.

The vice president assured Ghana of Nigeria’ continued support and cooperation development of the region.

receiving the delegation, the president of Ghana John Mahama expressed his thanks prompt response of the federal government over the sad passing away of the late president sending a high-powered government delegation to the people of Ghana.

The president stated that it was not surprising that barely 48 hours after sending an official delegation to inform the Nigeria’ president on the passing away of president John Attah Mills, he responded sending a high-powered delegation to express the of the government and people of Nigeria.

John Mahama stated that Ghana and Nigeria are bound destinies to be brothers. Apart from their colonial history, they both a lot in common. “I am not surprised that it is only natural that when this event occurred president Goodluck Jonathan, president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was the first head of state to call me and expressed his which is a reflection of the bond that exists between our two countries.” John Mahama described mills as humble honest and a man who has great love for his country; a statesman and an active member of ECOWAS and the African Union whose valuable contributions would be missed.

The delegation also paid a condolence visit to the wife of the late President Dr Naadu Mills.

The vice president was accompanied by the PDP National Chairman Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, Secretary to the Government of the Federation Anyim Pius Anyim and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

 

 

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