Benin’s President Thomas Boni Yayi announced he will send 800 troops to join a new multinational force tasked with fighting Boko Haram militants after meeting with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari Saturday.
After a visit to Cameroon earlier this week to discuss the fight against the Islamist group, Buhari was in Cotonou to attend celebrations marking Benin’s 55 years of independence.
Boni Yayi told reporters after a meeting with Buhari that Benin will show “solidarity” with its “brothers in arms” in the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on August 1, Saturday, for a one day visit to the Republic of Benin.
Buhari arrives at Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport before his depature to the Republic of Benin.
The trip is a part of his diplomatic shuttle to strategize on ways to stop the Boko Haram terrorism.
Some presidential sources say that Buhari will discuss security and bilateral issues with Benin’s President Bono Yayi.
Nigerian leader has just returned from Cameroon […]