Akpakwu, a Sports administrator, is also reputable entrepreneur and investor and has had a business relationship with the Republic of the Philippines for over 10 years.
Her Excellency, Shirley HO-Vicario, the Philippines Ambassador to Nigeria, performed the swearing-in ceremony for the new envoy at the Embassy in Abuja yesterday.
HO-Vicario commended Akpakwu for his commitment in strengthening the ties between her country and Nigeria over the years.
According to her, “After this ceremony, when next you visit the Philippines, you shall no longer come as a visitor but as a Consul to the Republic of the Philippines in Lagos Nigeria.”
She noted that the Philippine was…