President Goodluck Jonathan said Nigeria will emerge from its current security and energy challenges as stronger, united and economically stable nation.
Speaking at farewell audience with outgoing Austrian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Stefan Scholz, President Jonathan said his administration is committed to evolving and implementing policies and measures to tackle the current insecurity and power shortage in the country.
Jonathan said some of the po-sitive effects of the policies, measures and actions being implemented by the Federal Government will become inc-reasingly apparent in coming months.
The president commended the outgoing ambassador for his efforts to improve bilateral cooperation between Nigeria and Austria, noting that trade and economic relations between both countries had improved significantly during his tenure. “You have done wonderfully well and we are quite pleased with what you have achieved here,” he told Dr. Scholz.
Dr. Scholz described his tenure in Nigeria as a great “honour, privilege and opportunity” to get new perspectives on development.
He praised the Federal Government’s Agenda for National Transformation and pledged that Austria will continue to give Nigeria all possible support and assistance towards its successfully implementation.