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President Muhammadu Buhari (right), welcoming President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad to the Presidential Villa in Abuja…yesterdayPHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA 

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The President of Chad Republic, Marshal Idris Deby Itno, yesterday, decried terrorism in the continent, stating that the crusade against the menace in the Lake Chad Basin and the Sahel region of Africa has not been adequate.

President Itno was at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on a one-day official visit, during which he held bilateral discussions with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Fielding questions from newsman after the meeting with the Nigerian President, Itno said that the four countries sharing the Lake Chad Basin had put together a formidable military formation, the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to stamp out terrorism in the region, but lamented that the formation had not been carrying out enough required operations.

According to him, he discussed the situation at the MNJTF…



Source: Guardian Newspaper