President Muhammadu Buhari has commended collective efforts of nations towards tackling security challenges across the world and within Nigeria, urging more collaboration to check terrorism, banditry and insurgency.
The Nigeria’s leader made the call in a released signed by his media aid Mr Femi Adesina in the country’s capital Abuja.
While Receiving Letters of Credence of Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador James Kingston Christoff and Ambassador of Mexico to Nigeria, Juan Alfred Miranda Oritz, President Buhari told the diplomats that successes in taming insecurity had been recorded through collaboration across borders, and more could be achieved.
President Mohammed Buhari says the devastating effect of global insecurity, climate change and the post COVID-19 era has devastated global economies. Nations continue to struggle to recover from these multiple global challenges.
He further reiterated that the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has undermined the progress countries have achieved in tackling food security in the last decade.
The President urged diplomats to monitor political developments in the country, leading to the 2023 elections, but remain true to their professional ethics of non-interference.
In his remarks, on behalf of the ambassadors, the Canadian High Commissioner thanked the President for the ceremony of accepting the Letters of Credence.
He said their visit marks formal beginning of engagement with the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Assuring that they will work closely with ministers and officials to start a progressive relationship.