Britain/Nigeria Ties: Nigeria Deserves The Best, Says Saraki As He Receives British High Commissioner
The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki today eulogized the continued bilateral relationship between Nigerian and the United Kingdom, UK, while assuring that the present administration is determined to fulfill its obligations to the betterment of the nation.
The Senate President while hosting the visiting British High Commissioner, Dr. Andrew Pocook in his office today commended his guest for reinvigorating the mutual understanding that exist between the two countries.
He stressed that Nigeria will always look forward to Britain in areas of infrastructural development and socio-security, “I am very delighted to receive Your Excellency in my office barely 48 hours to my resumption to office. This shows the level of commitment the British government has towards the course of Nigeria.
“We look forward for a very good working relationship in order to move our dear country forward. Nigerians deserve the best of governance.” Saraki said.
The President of the Senate was quick to remind his guest of the task ahead of the new administration in the country assuring that with the collaboration from the United Kingdom those challenges are surmountable.
Earlier, the British High Commissioner, Dr. Pocook congratulated the President of the Senate on the success of his election adding that the United Kingdom will always walk closely with Nigeria government in ensuring good governance at all levels.
Senators in attendance included Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu Senator Abdullahi Ibrahim of Sokoto state, Senator Abdulrahman Abubakar of Kogi State, Senator Misau Isah Hamma of Niger State, Senator Dino Melaye -Kogi State, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim of Kwara Stat.