The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has yesterday received the visiting First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Minister who was assisted at the occasion by Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Hajiya Khadija Bukar-Ibrahim welcomed the Vice President to the City.
Malam Bello intimated Dr. Teny-Dhurgon that Abuja is a melting point for Nigerians and a symbol of National Unity of the country.
The Minister enjoined the Vice President to feel very free in the city; reiterating that Abuja remains a hub for Africa renaissance.
He noted the brotherly and a cordial relationship between the people of Nigeria and South Sudan.
Responding, the South Sudan First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, appreciated the warm reception accorded him and his entourage.
The visiting First Vice President is expected to meet President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,
Thursday, March 10, 2016.