Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has emphasized the need of African leaders pooling their resources and efforts in order to combat terrorism throughout the continent.
President Obama expressed his condolences to the Niger people and President Mohammed Bazoum of the Niger Republic for the recent massacre of 69 people along the country’s border with Mali and Burkina Faso, according to a statement sent by his press secretary, Garba Shehu.
Unpredictable acts of violence against innocent people in one area pose a danger across Africa, according to the president, who expressed his astonishment and anguish over the occurrence. He said that more collaboration among African nations was urgently needed to nip terrorist threats in the bud.”
An important step backwards in regional attempts to combat terrorism was a “dastardly and heartless assault” on innocent people in Niger Republic, including the mayor.
Since it’s expanding its tentacles far beyond our imaginations, terrorism can no longer be viewed as a regional security problem. Our nations’ social and economic well-being is at stake, and it’s past time we pooled our resources and efforts to take down these despicable criminals. We in Nigeria will continue to assist our neighbors in the war against terrorism,’ he said.