President Muhammadu Buhari has concluded a two-day official visit to Chad and Niger where he sought support for a renewed fight against insurgency in the region.
On Thursday, President Buhari was received by the Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno, at the Hassan Djamouss International Airport. A brief meeting that followed centered on the security situation within the West African sub-region particularly the menace of Boko Haram operations in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.
The two presidents expressed commitment to a more effective counter insurgents operations.
They stressed the need to get the Multinational Joint Taskforce up and running in order to collectively restore peace in all the areas being tormented by Boko Haram.
President Buhari expressed gratitude to the government and people of Chad for their sacrifice so far and condoled with the families of the soldiers who died while assisting in the war against the insurgents.
On Wednesday in the Republic of Niger, President Buhari re-affirmed the decision to relocate the Headquarters of the Command Control of the counter terrorism operations to Miaduguri until the war is finally won.