Havana, Sep 3 — Cuba is an ally and a natural friend of Nigeria, said the Foreign Minister of that country, Olugbenga Ayodeji Ashiru, in a meeting in Havana on Monday with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla.
During the official meeting at the headquarters of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Ayodeji Ashiru noted the Havana’s decisive support for Africa’s liberation and said the peoples of the continent “will never forget it.”
For his part, Rodriguez Parrilla praised Cuba’s strong relationship with Nigeria, describing it as warm, caring and productive.
We feel there is a tremendous potential to continue strengthening relations in all areas, he said.
In this regard, the minister said the visit of Olugbenga Ayodeji Ashiru to Havana is an important step in that direction.