Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has assured British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he won’t interfere with the judicial trial of terrorist suspects in Nigeria and agreed that the judicial process is allowed to run its course.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Thursday evening stated that the two leaders held bilateral talks at the sidelines of the Global Education Summit in London where they agreed that it was important that the judicial process runs without interference, no matter who was involved.
President Buhari briefed the Prime Minister on Nigeria’s power needs and efforts being made and initiatives geared at achieving food security.
He explained the security situation in the country’s different regions, while PM Johnson pledged Britain’s preparedness to lend a helping hand. “We are available to help,” Johnson said.
The two leaders equally discussed how to increase trade between the two countries, develop solar and wind power, the leadership of the Commonwealth going forward, and other matters of mutual interest.
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