From JOSEPH OJUMU, ACCRA
The outgoing Nigerian High Commissioner in Ghana, Ambassador Ademola Oluseyi Onofowakan has described his relationship with the President of Ghana, His Excellency, John Mahama, as indeed a brotherly one.
He stated this during a farewell reception hosted by the Nigerian Community in Ghana to bid him farewell at the close of his tour of duty in the former Gold Coast colony.’
‘I am very grateful to the Government of Nigeria, and to the people of Nigeria because it is a rare privilege and opportunity given to me to served Nigerians in the diaspora (Ghana), as an Ambassador of our great country, it is the grace of God.
I am proud to be a Nigerian and anywhere I go I would always hold on to the Green Passport of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at all times.
To the Government and people of Ghana, I thank them for their hospitality and particularly the President who has been like a brother to me and has been very receptive,’ the diplomat stated.
The farewell was a double one as he is retiring as an Ambassador and also celebrating his 60 years Birthday Anniversary.
The Nigerian Community released a statement that Amb. Ademola Onafowokan, had contributed immensely towards the advancement of Nigerians in Ghana for the past four years in areas of Friendly and Economic bond.
Mr. Moses Owharo, the President of All Nigerian Community in Ghana (ANC-GHANA), said the envoy had strengthened the existing relationship between Nigeria and Ghana.