Buhari Meets Macron, Seeks Help

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President Muhammadu Buhari meets Emmanuel Macron in France on Monday, May 17 2021. PHOTO: Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked French President, Emmanuel Macron to assist Nigeria in the areas of security and economy.

Buhari, who met on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit with Macron, outlined the challenges all round facing the country as well as its neighbours.

He also spoke about the steps he has taken to reignite response to the situation, which he said included the appointment of the new Service Chiefs.

Responding, President Macron pledged his support for Nigeria, adding that France remains committed to working for the security of the Lake Chad basin area and entire stretch of the Sahel region.

Macron also pledged to support Nigeria in confronting the challenges faced with COVID-19 vaccines.

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