Buhari to Nigerien President: We’ll continue to assist our close neighbours | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that Nigeria will continue to assist its close neighbours in diverse ways as required.

Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said Buhari gave the assurance when he hosted the newly inaugurated President of Republic of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, who was in Nigeria on his first international visit.

The Nigerian leader also assured Bazoum that Nigeria would continue to do all it could to stabilise the West African sub-region, saying that Nigerians and Nigeriens shared similar culture and language.

He said: “We will stabilise our region for the benefit of the two countries,

“Nigerians and Nigeriens are people with similar culture, language and ways of life, and we also share about 1,500 kilometres of land border, so we cannot ignore each other.”

The president congratulated Bazoum on winning the recent presidential election, and his successful inauguration into…



Source: Guardian Newspaper