By Egena Sunday Ode
President Muhammadu Buhari s wished the outgoing Ambassador of Slovak Republic to Nigeria, His Excellency Peter Holasek, successful tour of duty in his next assignment, as he leaves Nigeria after five years.
This was disclosed. in.a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina
The statemwnt noted that President Buhari received the Ambassador in a virtual farewell audience Monday, congratulating Mr Holasek on remarkable five years in Nigeria, thus making him one of the longest serving Ambassadors in the country.
“I congratulate you on behalf of Nigeria, and myself, on a successful term. Thank you for the long service, and I hope your next assignment will be more successful,” President Buhari was quoted said.
Recounting the high-points of his tour of duty, according to Adesina in the statement, Ambassador Holasek said he was happy and proud that relations between Nigeria and his country had improved tremendously in the past five years.
“I have facilitated visits of Slovak and Nigerian officials to our two countries. Nigeria is Slovakia’s largest trading partner south of the Sahara, and there are even prospects of better relations, going forward,” the Ambassador said.
He wished Nigeria peace, and greater prosperity, the statement noted.