Nigeria stands with neighbours in fight against terrorism, says Buhari




President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will continue to stand with all her neighbours in the fight against .

The president stated this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on and Publicity, Malam , in Abuja on Tuesday.

The presidential aide said Buhari was reacting to the recent killing of 137 Nigeriens by Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, (ISWA).

called his Nigerien counterpart, Mahamadou Issoufou, on phone, to sympathize with him and citizens of the neighbouring country over terrorist attacks.

The Nigerian leader condemned the terrorist’s attacks, describing it as heinous.

“Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of victims and people of Niger Republic. Nigeria stands with all her neighbours in the fight against ,” he said.

Shehu revealed that Buhari and Issoufou had agreed to strengthen sub-regional as a way to push back against Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, ISWA’s worrisome assertiveness in sub- Sahara and Sahel regions. (NAN)

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