- President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Nigeria army in Guinea Bissau to come back home
- President Buhari urged the president of the country to accept a constitutional way to resolve the national situation
- He, however, vowed that Nigeria would continue to fulfill its obligations to the sub-regional body
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, December 15, expressed optimism that the authorities of Guinea Bissau will accept a constitutional way of resolving the crisis in the country.
Punch reports that Buhari declared that Nigeria army that have been keeping peace in the country must return home.
According to a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina the President made this known while receiving the president of the ECOWAS commission Marcel A. de Souza at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Buhari was quoted as saying that he expected a formal report on the situation in Guinea Bissau at the 52nd ordinary session of the ECOWAS authority of heads of state and government holding on Saturday, December 16, in Abuja.
According to him, ''We need our troops back home, and I hope the President of that country will accept a constitutional way to resolve the situation there.''
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''Thanks for being firm, and for insisting on transparency and accountability at the ECOWAS headquarters.’’
President Buhari also said Nigeria would continue to fulfill its obligations to the sub-regional body.
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