Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Achieving peace in Africa remains Nigeria’s priority – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja said that Nigeria would remain at the forefront of achieving political stability and peace in Africa, saying that his government was committed that. The president spoke while in audience with the Special Envoys of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi, Maj.-Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye and Ambassador Dieudonne Kwizera, yesterday in Abuja. According to him, Nigeria occupied a significant position on the continent and an unrest in any part of africa directly and indirectly affects the country. The president also enjoined all African leaders to key into the task as a way of enhancing the living standards of their individual countries. He thanked the envoys for briefing him on recent political developments in Burundi and expressed hope that all stakeholders in the country will resolve their differences peacefully and learn to work together for the development of their country even as he hailed the ongoing efforts by President Nkurunziza towards peace and national reconciliation in the country.

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