Nigerian President Vows to Bring Back Stranded Citizens in Libya, Elsewhere

Henrietta Strickland
December 1, 2017

The summit would also look at ways at reinforcing joint security structures that would be more proactive in preventing attacks.

In a statement on Tuesday, the leader responded to the footage, commenting that Nigerians were be treated like animals, and lambasted the actions of Libyans since former president Gaddafi was ousted and killed.

Buhari had on November 28, in Abuja inaugurated the Policy Framework and National Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism. This is why I came along with them so that when we are going to meet you, when you are going to meet the rest of Nigerians if you tell them that their governors were in the accompany of the president, I think that will be another vote for me in the future.

"At the meeting, the President is expected to share Nigeria's experience on terrorism and its spread across West Africa, with a view to soliciting more support for pre-emptive measures that will neutralise the activities of insurgents in the sub-region, " he added.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 19, 2017. With the determination of President Akufo-Addo to move Ghana beyond aid, the Daily Graphic is hopeful that the President and state officials who will be involved in talks with the visiting European Heads of State and their delegations will drive this desire to Europe and take concrete steps to ensure that Ghana will effectively shift more to trade and investment.

The president had earlier on August 24, signed a presidential directive for the implementation of the policy framework and national action plan for preventing and countering violent extremism.

The governors of Kogi, Osun, and Niger States will also join the delegation.

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