Nigeria, June 10th, 2023. - The Cuban ambassador designated for Nigeria, Miriam Morales Palmero, and comrade Tar Ukoh (Mambisa), a faithful exponent of Nigerian culture and who holds the Friendship Medal, awarded by the Republic of Cuba, They had a cordial meeting.
The moment was propitious to address issues of common interest, essentially the international support of intellectuals for the Cuban poet Nancy Morejón, where it is stated that "The decision to withdraw from Nancy Morejón the presidency of this edition of the Paris Poetry Market , saddens and scandalizes them.
Representatives of Nigerian culture also join the international rejection of the decision, while recognizing in the Cuban poet one of the great female voices of Latin American poetry. She is committed to the fight for peace, against racism and social and racial inequalities and for the freedom of peoples."
(Embassy of Cuba in Nigeria)