Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has proposed a toast
for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The vice president’s toast was proposed at a dinner
organised in honour of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of
Vietnam, Vuong Hue.
Osinbajo had earlier at the Presidential Villa, received
Hue and his team and witnessed the signing and exchange of the Memorandum of
Understanding on waiver of visa requirements for holders of Valid Diplomatic
and Official Passports.
The vice president, during the toast on a lighter
note, said that Hue was his long lost brother as both of them were born on same
year and same month March, 1957.
He said that Nigeria and Vietnam had maintained long
standing diplomatic relations since 1976 but there were no high level
In his response, Hue said that Nigeria and Vietnam
had a lot of things in common.
He said that aside boosting economic and trade ties,
there was need to enhance cultural relationship.