President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, has expressed readiness to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the French-speaking West African nation and Nigeria.
Talon also said Benin Republic was ready to revitalise its relationship with Germany, Ghana, Gabon and Norway.
He made this known on Tuesday when he received the new ambassadors from the five countries.
The envoys also presented their letters of credence to the Beninese President. They are Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd.) from Nigeria, Christine Churcher (Ghana), Michael Derus (Germany), Sayid Abeloko (Gabon), and Knut Lein (Norway.
In a statement, the Beninese Government said Talon granted audience to each of the new ambassadors and discussed with them the revitalisation and strengthening of bilateral cooperation between these different countries and Benin.