US EMBASSY CELEBRATES 241 YEARS OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
To celebrate the 4th of july American Independence, the united States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington hosted guests to mark the day and expressed how much Americans share with Nigerians. According to Staut, “We share families, friends, interests, and principles. All across this land, from Birnin Kebbi to Calabar, from maiduguri to Badagry, Nigerians have welcomed me warmly and showed me the wonders of this country and its people. In almost every place, I have also met Americans whose lives are dedicated to their work with and for Nigerians.” The Ambassador shared his thoughts about a commonality shared by the united States and Nigeria – both nations’ incredible diversity. He said Nigeria is a wonderfully diverse nation whose differences and diversity are sources of strength and a reason for pride. He concluded by saying Nigeria is capable of facing and overcoming the same difficulties the united States has faced in order to preserve its union.
UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO NIGERIA, STUART SYMINGTON, AMB VIVIEN OKEKE, MRS SYMINGTON & DAVID YOUNG
US AMB . STUART SYMINGTON
CATHY LATIWA & PILIPPO AMATO
GOV. AYODELE FAYOSE OF EKITI STATE