Governor Lalong with Ambassador Adamu, left
By Anthony Maliki
Newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire Martin Adamu, a career diplomat from Plateau State on Wednesday February 10, 2021 visited Governor Simon Bako Lalong at the new Government House, Little Rayfield Jos.
Ambassador Adamu told Governor Lalong that he was at the Government house to pay his respects to the Governor and appreciate the support of his administration and the people of Plateau State throughout his diplomatic journey which culminated in his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He assured Governor Lalong that he was determined to represent Nigeria with all excellence and patriotism as he has over the years recieved the training for the task ahead.
Martin said although his primary assignment was to protect the interests of Nigeria and Nigerians in his country of assignment, he will do all within his power to also ensure that opportunities for investment and development are attracted to States including Plateau.
While wishing him well in his new assignment, Governor Lalong said the people of Plateau State were happy that he has been conscientious and diligent in his duties to have attained the zenith as Ambassador.
He expressed confidence that the Ambassador will succeed in his assignment amd bring pride to Nigeria and Plateau State just as his late father Gen. Martin Martin Adamu did during his military career.
He asked him to do all within his capacity to sell Nigeria and Plateau State to the world and assist in projecting the return of peace and stability to the State which is ready to receive investors and tourists from within and outside the nation.