Cape Verde’s prime minister, Jose Silva has pledged to boost trade between his country and Nigeria in the coming years. Silva made this promise at the official opening of the first-ever Cape Verdean Embassy in Nigeria. The P.M. speaking through an interpreter said “The opening of this embassy means to strengthen the relationship between Cape Verde and Nigeria both politically and culturally. “Also, we will strengthen relationship with Cape Verde as well as its integration within the ECOWAS region. “We are going to lure more private investments to Cape Verde. We want to bring more tourists from Nigeria. We already have many travelers from Nigeria to Cape Verde. We already have some investments there from other African countries like the Floating Hub which is an investment by a Malian”. “We believe that politically and culturally we have a lot to offer, even as a tourist destination,” added said.