Osinbajo Receives Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-addo In Aso Rock:
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday evening received President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at Akinola Aguda House, his official residence.
The two leaders highlighted the critical role that Nigeria and Ghana play as the â€ścentrepieceâ€ť of ECOWAS and the West African sub-region.
President Akufo-Addo thanked Acting President Osinbajo for receiving his delegation on a special day, when Nigeria was commemorating Eid El-Fitr.
He said that his visit was part of an ongoing tour of the sub-region to â€śtake stock of whatâ€™s going on, and to renew relations.â€ť
Acting President Osinbajo on his part thanked the Ghanaian President for visiting Nigeria, adding, â€śWeâ€™re extremely excited about the ECOWAS sub-region and hope that we will be able to do a lot together.â€ťThey discussed the forthcoming African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, ongoing negotiations on the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), and the revitalization of the Ghana-Nigeria Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation.
Both leaders pledged to intensify bilateral cooperation for the benefit and development of the sub-region.
The Ghanaian President also extended his good wishes to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Members of the President Akufo-Addoâ€™s delegation included Ghanaâ€™s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; Minister of National Security, Albert Kan Dapaah; and officials of the Foreign Ministry.