Nigerians from all works of life thronged the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea converged at the embassy of the DPRK in Abuja to mark the Day of the Sun to honour the founder of the DPRK. The occasion was attended by members of DPRK/Nigeria Friendship Association, Nigerian National Committee on the Study of Juche Idea, progressive parties in Nigeria, the business community, the media, both print and electronic, diplomatic corps and representatives of diplomatic missions in Abuja.
In his opening speech, the National Chairman of the Nigerian National Committee on the Study of Juche Idea, Prof. Alhassan Mamman Muhammad gave an anecdote of the Eternal Leader, H.E. Comrade Kim Il Sung. The National Chairman of the DPRK/Nigeria Friendship Association and former Deputy Senate President, Dr. (Alhaji) Nasiru Ibrahim Mantu, chronicled the long standing diplomatic ties between the DPRK and Nigeria. He also praised the Eternal Leaders foresight in laying a solid foundation for the Korean nation. His address was delivered by a former member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Yilkes Berminas.
The representative of the progressive parties in Nigeria, comrade Damien Ogbonna, enumerated the Eternal Leader, H.E. Comrade Kim Il Sung successes during his lifetime. Thereafter, the representative of the Emir of Borgu also delivered His Royal Highness good will message.