07 December 2018
Nigeria has lauded the international support to the country and neighbouring countries in addressing the challenges caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and the shrinking of the Lake Chad.
Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN,Prof. Tijjani Bande, stated this in New York at the ‘Security Council Open Debate on the Role of States, Regional Arrangements and the United Nations in the Prevention and Resolution of Conflict.
Bande said: “As we all know, the Lake Chad region has been facing its worst crisis ever, primarily because of the impact of climate change.
“However, the ability of the Lake Chad basin countries to obtain international support and attention is paying off.
“An array of countries – Norway, Germany, UK, U. S., China, Canada and others – have joined the UN to provide financial and technical support to the on-going efforts to not only conquer Boko Haram, but also work at the same time across the whole pillars, as the only way forward. Read more