Deputy Chief of Mission
Political Counsellor (ECOWAS)
The chancery attends to political issues of interest for the two countries. Its main tasks include :
- the implementation of France’s foreign policy in Nigeria. The chancery looks after French interests and informs the Nigerian authorities on a regular basis on the French positions on the main foreign issues, while maintaining with them a close concertation ;
- the development of the Franco-Nigerian relations, through numerous bilateral contacts, including official visits, between the two countries ;
- the co-ordination of the financial and technical French aid to Nigeria, on a bilateral as well as multi-lateral basis through the European programs ;
- to provide the French government with accurate information on Nigeria’s domestic and foreign policies.
In order to complete its mission, the Chancery maintains regular contacts with a wide range of personalities, notably the Nigerian political and administrative authorities.