JUST IN: Nigeria’s President Buhari sends a MAJOR message to Pope Francis

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, November 10, 2016 commended the contribution of Pope Francis and the Holy See to global peace.

The president described the Pope’s contribution as “active and relentless,” according to a statement released by Femi Adesina.

Pope Francis

The Pope has always received commendations from leaders across the world

Buhari spoke when he Archbishop Augustine Kasujja, Apostolic Nuncio (the ambassador of the Holy See) in a farewell visit at State House, Abuja.

READ ALSO: See the worst primary school in Borno state (photos)

According to Buhari, the effort of the Pope for peace, especially in Syria, is inspiring and impressive.

googletag.cmd.push(function () {
googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1466009690089-0”)
});

The president said: “Please convey our gratitude to the Pope. We thank the Vatican for supporting Nigeria’s efforts. You have spent over six years here. We hope you will keep in touch.”

In his reaction, Archbishop Kasujja extolled the courage of Nigerians, especially as exhibited by the people of the north-eastern part of the country, despite the devastation visited on them by years of insurgency.

READ ALSO: JUST IN: Buhari swears in new Chief Justice of Nigeria

He added that he visited all parts of the country in his almost seven years’ stay in Nigeria.

“If you permit me, I will love to be an ambassador of Nigeria wherever I go,” he said, adding that he found Nigeria fascinating, and his tour of duty quite fulfilling and rewarding.

The post JUST IN: Nigeria’s President Buhari sends a MAJOR message to Pope Francis appeared first on Nigeria News today & Breaking news | Read Naij.com 24/7.

Source: New feed

About the Author

kellhub
Kelly is a shy and lifestyle blogger addicted to new things, a die hard ManUtd fan, loves music and a good dancer but also a terrible singer .......winks.........

Be the first to comment on "JUST IN: Nigeria’s President Buhari sends a MAJOR message to Pope Francis"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*