President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday promised that his administration will continue to work with member – countries of the Economic Community of West African States to ensure stability in the sub -region.

He said the collaboration became necessary as cross-border crimes pose more challenges to people and governments in the sub -region .

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity , Mr . Femi Adesina , the President spoke while receiving Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Guinea Bissau , Mr . Henrique Da Silva, at the Presidential Villa , Abuja .

“ECOWAS is doing its best , and as you know , Nigeria is fully involved in the process of restoring stability in Guinea Bissau,” the President was quoted as saying .

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Buhari said the relationship between Nigeria and Guinea Bissau had always been healthy , noting that as the country regains its stability , there would be more room for improvement .

The President, who also received Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Thailand, Mr . Wattana Kunwongse , said Nigeria and Thailand had a lot to share in the ongoing effort to diversify the economy , with focus on the agricultural sector .