June 25, 2018

Why I visited neigbhouring countries when I took over – Buhari (SUN)

Why I visited neigbhouring countries when I took over – Buhari (SUN)

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his understanding that security and economic development are crucial to any country, was behind his decision to visit Nigeria’s immediate neighbours once he got to office. According to him, less money will spent on security, and more resources deployed to infrastructural development, “when you are in good terms with your neighbours.” He gave the explanation when he received the outgoing Ambassadors of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, and Republic of Turkey at State House, Abuja, Thursday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said, Buhari assured that Nigeria will continue to deepen relationships with her allies, particularly those with whom she shares mutually beneficial interests. The President said the core policies of the administration – securing the country, fighting corruption, and reviving the economy – cannot be effectively done without good neighbourliness and deepening of relationship with allies. Read more

 

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