NIGERIA: President Buhari calls for more Int’l collaboration to tackle banditry, insurgency

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Security forces’ve been given full freedom to deal with terrorists

Nigeria had been working with other member-states of ECOWAS and other regional blocs to deal with the problems of terrorism, trans-border crimes, maritime crimes such as piracy

Abuja, Aug.3.– President Muhammadu Buhari has called for more international collaboration to tackle terrorism, banditry and insurgency in the country. This is as he has called on diplomats to monitor political developments in the country, leading to the 2023 elections, but remain true to their professional ethics of non-interference.

He stated this, yesterday, in Abuja when he received Letters of Credence of Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, James Christoff and Ambassador of Mexico to Nigeria, Juan Miranda Oritz.

He commended the collective efforts of nations towards tackling security challenges across the globe, and within Nigeria,

A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, quoted Buhari as informing the diplomats that successes in taming insecurity had been recorded through collaboration across borders, and more could be achieved.

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