China To Partner Nigeria On Boko Haram

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The Chinese Government is poised to partner with the Nigerian Government in the current fight against insurgency in parts of the country.

The insurgency has bedeviled the Northeast of the country for over a decade now with predominant Muslim dominated populace.

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Gu Xiaojie has assured the Nigerian Armed Forces of the Chinese government’s readiness to partner in the current fight against insurgency. He gave the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin in his office at the Defence headquarters, Abuja.  The Chinese Ambassador expressed his government’s confidence on the Nigerian Armed Forces in the fight against insurgency, most especially, at restoring peace and security to every troubled areas in the Nation.  He also solicited for stronger ties in the exchanges between the two Armed Forces in intelligence gathering and sharing as well as training.

Responding, the CDS expressed his appreciation to the Chinese government for the hands of fellowship extended to Nigerian military at this crucial time at ensuring that the needful is done to counter insurgency faced by the Nation.

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