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US anti-terror envoy concludes Nigeria visit

10 August 2015, 07:37Okoro Chinedu

Lagos – The United States' Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, Rashad Hussain, has concluded his visit to Nigeria.

He had been visiting Abuja since last Thursday.

While in the country, Hussain met government leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, regarding efforts to counter violent extremism. 

Also Read: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill four in road ambush in Borno

The Special Envoy also met with civil society, community and religious leaders, including the Sultan of Sokoto, and held meetings with Nigerian partners to examine ways to combat extremist activities and promote peaceful relations among all communities.

Hussain's visit followed incessant terror posed by the Boko Haram sect. 

Thousands have been killed and over 2 million displaced.

- CAJ News

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