Cyclone Idai: President of Zimbabwe hails Nigeria for assistance
The President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has commended the Nigerian Government for extending relief items to the people of Zimbabwe recently affected by the tropical disaster cyclone Idai.
Mnangagwa made the commendation when he received the Federal Government delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama on Wednesday at the State House in
Mnangagwa congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the recently concluded Presidential election. I am happy that my brother, and colleague has won his election for the second term as leader of Nigeria. Earlier, Onyeama, expressed gratitude to the President of Zimbabwe for the warm reception accorded the Nigerian delegation. The minister said Buhari directed him to deliver relief items comprising medicines and medical equipment to the government of Zimbabwe hit by cyclone Idai. We are very humble to be received by His Excellency, I came to deliver on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari the sympathy of the Nigerian people. The gesture is a manifestation of fraternity and solidarity between our two countries and our people and I must say that we are overwhelmed by the warm reception by his Excellency.