President Off To Chad
In continuation of the Federal Government’s efforts to forge a stronger alliance against terrorism and violent extremism from Nigeria’s neighbours, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will travel to Ndjamena Monday for talks with his Chadian counterpart, President Idriss Deby. The Ndjamena talks with President Deby who is also the current Chairman of the African Union’s Peace and Security
Council precedes discussions in Nairobi last week on the sidelines of the African Union Peace and Security Council Summit. Top of the Agenda is the further actualization of agreements for greater cooperation against insurgents and the strengthening of the Paris Accord on joint border patrols, intelligence sharing and the prevention of the movement of terrorists, criminals, arms and ammunition across shared borders.In the presidential entourage are the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, the Minister of Communication Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed and the Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, Professor Sheidu Mohammed, who will be a Special Guest of Honour at an International Conference on Information Technology and Communication holding in Ndijamena on the same day.