On Friday 5 March 2021 , the newly appointed Nigerian High Commissioner to Namibia, Rt Hon Terhemen Tarzoor , received his letter of credence from the Foreign Minister, Hon Geoffrey Onyeama at ministry of foreign affairs Abuja .
A letter of credence is a formal diplomatic letter that appoints a diplomat as ambassador to another sovereign state. Commonly known as diplomatic credentials, the letter is addressed from one head of state to another, asking them to give credence to whatever the ambassador may say on their country’s behalf. The letter is presented personally by the ambassador to the receiving head of state in a formal ceremony, marking the beginning of the ambassadorship.
With this , Hon Tarzoor is set to depart for Namibia to commence his Diplomatic assignment .