Nigeria Will Continue To Support Africa’s Political Stability And Peace – Buhari

Buhari-NigeriaThe Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that all efforts to achieve political stability and maintain peace in Africa would continue to receive his nation’sĀ full support.

President Buhari gave this assurance on Wednesday in Abuja, while in a meeting with Special Envoys of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi.

President Buhari also said that under his leadership, Nigeria would remain at the forefront of efforts to achieve enduring peace, security and progress in all African nations.

According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said “whatever happens elsewhere in Africa also affects Nigeria directly or indirectly”.

The President further declared that African leaders must do their best to achieve greater peace, political stability and security within their countries, in order to give more attention to the urgent task of improving the living conditions of their people.

Thanking the envoys, Major General Evariste Ndayishimiye and Ambassador Dieudonne Kwizera, for briefing him on recent political developments in Burundi, President Buhari expressed the hope that all stakeholders in the country would resolve their differences peacefully and learn to work together for the development of Burundi.

He also welcomed ongoing efforts by President Nkurunziza towards peace and national reconciliation in Burundi.