Nigerian President Calls For Inter-Regional Collaborations in Togo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Lome capital of Togo, called for inter-regional collaboration on maritime security, fight against terrorism and other crimes through effective border control.

The President made the call while contributing to the consideration and adoption of the draft Declaration by the Economic Community of Central African States ECCAS and the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS on Peace, Security, Stability and Fight against Terrorism and violent Extremism.

In a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu the President said that respect for rule of law, democracy and promotion of human rights were also vital.

Buhari noted that these are attributes of good governance, which would enhance the socio-economic development of the two regions.The statement also added that it is noteworthy to state that the subsisting collaboration among Nigeria, Chad, Cameroun, Niger and Benin in the fight against transnational crimes and proliferation of small arms and light weapons is exemplary.

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