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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

PRESIDENT BUHARI HEADS TO CHAD, NIGER IN FIRST OFFICIAL TRIP TOMORROW



President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria for Niger Republic and Chad tomorrow Wednesday. The President will during his first official trip outside Nigeria since his inauguration last friday, visit to the leaders of the West African states explore means to effectively crush the Boko Haram terrorists operating along the borders of Nigeria and its neighbours.

Troops from Chad and Niger make up the Multinational Task Force fighting the Boko Haram.
 “Buhari will go to the Niger Republic on Wednesday and will spend a night there before proceeding to Chad the next day,” Garba said.


In a related development, President Buhari Monday met with National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki at the Defence House, where the President is temporarily working from following the ongoing renovation works at the Presidential Villa.

Though details of the meeting were not disclosed, it was obvious that the rising attacks of the Boko Haram in Borno and Yobe States topped the agenda.


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