Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has met with Nigerian Ambassador to Spain, Chief Demola Seriki, to discuss critical issues that would benefit the state and Nigeria.
The speaker saidtthe visit to Seriki came a few days after the King of Spain, Felipe the sixth, received a letter of credence from the president.
The speaker said the meeting was partly to congratulate him and to discuss issues that would be beneficial to Lagos and Nigeria.
“Ambassador Seriki is one person that can never be wished away in the scheme of the progress of Nigeria,” he said, adding that he remains a team player and always ready to contribute to the advancement of Lagos and the country.
“His appointment as ambassador, therefore, did not come as a surprise to many of us and we are certain he will not let his country and state down. He has shown capacity and capability over time, his experience is always needed.
“Therefore, this visit is to congratulate him, assure him of our support at all times and further encourage him to continue to play his positive roles as we work for the progress of our country,” Obasa said
Demola Seriki, the Otun Aare of Lagos and former minister of state for defence, was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2021.
He recently presentby theed his letter of credence to the king at a ceremony attended Spanish minister of foreign affairs and EU Cooperation.
It is noteworthy that Seriki is also a permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).