Lagos — Nigeria has been advised by the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom to look beyond military diplomacy to stem the tide of violence by Boko Haram, according to Vanguard
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, and the British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Andrew Pocock, disclosed this separately in Lagos and Abuja.
The US Ambassador said in Lagos that social and economic conditions causing the rise of Boko Harm should be addressed.
During a welcome ceremony for Nigerian Chevening scholars in Abuka, Pocock said that there is need for coordination on the political and economic fronts to tackle Boko Haram.
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