His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III CFR, the Olu of Warri hosted the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Peter Ryan on the 16th of October 2023 at a grand reception at Aghofen (Olu of Warri’s Palace) in Warri.
In the ongoing commitment to bolster the enduring bilateral relationship between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Ireland, the Irish-Nigeria Growth Alliance is gearing up to host the Irish-Nigeria Business Summit in 2024. This relationship has left a significant impact on various aspects of human development, including education, health, commerce, and religion.
Ambassador Peter Ryan, the representative of Ireland in Nigeria, recently visited Warri with a special invitation for His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse III, CFR, to serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming summit. During his visit, Ambassador Ryan highlighted the historical impact of education as a unifying force that has brought both nations together. He emphasized that education remains a shared developmental objective for future collaborative efforts.
Expressing his pleasure at the existing partnership between Ireland and Nigeria, His Majesty acknowledged the unifying power of education and its role in the progress of nations. Looking ahead, he expressed optimism about the numerous possibilities for collaboration between the Warri kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.