Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Thursday, appraised the war against different forms of terrorism in the West African country, and agreed that the judicial process be allowed to run its course.
Femi Adesina, a Presidential spokesman in a statement on Thursday said the agreement between the two leaders was reached while they held bilateral talks at the sidelines of the Global Education Summit in London.
According to Mr Adesina, “the two leaders said it was important that the judicial process runs without interference, no matter who was involved.”
“The Nigerian leader briefed Mr Johnson on Nigeria’s power needs and efforts being made, as well as initiatives geared at achieving food security.”
He added further that President Buhari “also reviewed the security situation in the different regions of the country, while PM Johnson pledged Britain’s preparedness to lend a helping hand.
“We are available to help,” he said.
The two leaders equally discussed how to increase trade between the two countries, develop solar and wind power, leadership of the Commonwealth going forward and other matters of mutual interest.
By Abel Ejikeme