Nigeria’s Diplomacy in Perspective: Issues, People and Diplomatic Ties in West Africa will be launched on October 31, 2015. The immediate past Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Oluseyi Onafowokan and Kwesi Pratt Jnr, the Managing Editor, Insight Newspaper will be there to deliver lectures.
The lecture tagged: “The Role of The Press in Promoting Diplomatic Relations in Africa will hold at the Nigeria High Commission, Roman Ridge Residential Area, Accra, by 1:00 pm.
The book which was written by a Nigerian journalist, Ajayi Oluwapelumi Tobi, a documentation of the activities of Nigerians and Nigeria High Commission in Ghana and other West African countries, recently received the endorsement of Ambassador Oluseyi Onafowokan who described the compendium as an insightful piece of journalistic work that has recorded happenings of history for prosperity toward fostering Nigeria-Ghana relations.
Emphasising the importance of the book in the academia, Ambassador Onafowokan likened the publication to a barometer “to gauge the temper and tempo of diplomatic issues that affect the sub region at large in the last four years, particularly at the official level of ECOWAS.
“Teeming Nigerian students who constantly journey to Ghana to study in the country’s tertiary institutions will find the book useful as a sort of Students’ Companion, as the reports will give them a good orientation of their host country vis-à-vis the pertinent challenges, the socio-cultural disparity and the economic ramifications that they would need to adjust to in order to have a peaceful and purposeful sojourn in Ghana.”
Dignitaries expected to be at the event include the Ghanaian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador William Azumah Kanyirige, Chief Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation International magazine, as well as students, heads of trade and the organised sector in Ghana.
The author, Ajayi Oluwapelumi Tobi is a Nigerian journalist writes regularly for Nigerian Tribune newspaper.