NIGERIA, FRANCE REACH BILATERAL AGREEMENT ON INSECURITY IN THE CHAD BASIN
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on May 19, 2021
Nigeria and France have agreed to work together to fight insecurity bedeviling the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region.
Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Buhari on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit in Paris, French President, Emmanuel Macron pledged his steadfast support for Nigeria and its people as they confront the security challenges facing the country.
President Macron said his administration would absolutely be there on the side of Nigeria and is willing to support with everything to assist the country to overcome the security threats.
He also pledged to support Nigeria in confronting the challenges faced with COVID-19 vaccines.
Details of the meeting between the two leaders were made public in a statement issued by President Buhari’s senior special assistant on media and publicity Garba Shehu.