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Nigeria And France Commit To Fight Insecurity In The Lake Chad Basin Area

France’s President Emmanuel Macron (R) welcomes Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari upon his arrival for a dinner at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, on May 17, 2021 (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP) (Photo by LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images)

 

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and French president, Emmanuel Macron have committed their two nations to working together to fight insecurity in the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region.

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Speaking at a bilateral meeting, President Macron pledged his steadfast support for Nigeria and its people as they confront the security challenges facing the country.

 

He also pledged to support Nigeria in confronting the challenges faced with COVID-19 vaccines.

 

President Buhari, at the meeting, outlined the challenges facing the country as well as its neighbours and spoke about the steps he has taken to reignite response to the situation, which he said included the appointment of the new Service Chiefs.

 

President Buhari expressed the willingness of Nigeria to work with France and all international partners to reign in the security challenges and thanked President Macron for agreeing to intensify the existing partnership with Nigeria.

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