Insecurity: How Buhari Vows To Help South Sudan

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria would lend a helping hand to South Sudan in fighting insurgency, and restoring cohesion to the country, Onyxnewsng quotes The Punch reporting.

This was according to a statement in Abuja on Friday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘Insurgency: President Buhari pledges to collaborate with South Sudan.’

The President spoke at the State House, Abuja, while receiving in audience the Special Envoy of President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Albino Ayuel.

He told the Special Envoy about the situation his regime met on the ground in the North-East in 2015 the strides his regime had made.

“We will study your situation, and see how we can help,” Buhari said.

The Special Envoy had intimated his host with the situation in his country, particularly how an insurgent group “just like your Boko Haram here, kills, maims and destroys.

He then appealed for “close collaboration on security, particularly the training of our forces, since you have experience in this area.”

Ayuel said South Sudan was keen on ending the insurgents’ activities, “hence this appeal to our big brother.”

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