President Buhari returns to Abuja after visit to Chad

President Buhari returns to Abuja after visit to Chad

After meeting with other African leaders in N'Djamena, the Chadian capital, President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in N'Djamena, President Buhari participated in the one-day Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

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NAN reported further that those at the Hassan Djamous International Airport N’Djamena airport to bid the President farewell included Chadian government officials, Nigerian Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Interior and Defence, Mr Jeoffrey Onyaema, retired Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau and retired Brig.- Gen. Mansur Dan Ali.

Others were Maj-Gen. Mohammed Monguno (rtd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mohammed Babandede; and the Federal Commissioner for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Sadiya Umar Farouq. and the Nigerian Charge d’Affaire, Mr Nasiru Waje.

READ ALSO: upgrades to a letter from our Editor-in-Chief Bayo Olupohunda had reported earlier that while in N'Djamena, President Buhari sought the cooperation of other African nations to stop inflow of small arms to Nigeria.

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"President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday arrived in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital seeking wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions to counter the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, flowing into the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents who are becoming a threat to human rights and internal security," a statement by presidential spokesman Garba Shehu read in part. ( -> We keep evolving to serve our readers better.

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