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Nigeria Army boost relations with France

18 December 2015, 07:42Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja - The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, said the military would continue to ensure Nigeria remained one and indivisible entity. 

Olonisakin made the declaration while receiving the Commander of French Forces in Senegal, Brigadier General Pascal Facon, when he paid courtesy call at Defence Headquarters, Abuja.

The visit was in furtherance of the French Government’s bilateral cooperation with the Nigerian Armed Forces. ?

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?Olonisakin, who maintained that no matter the several forces who are bent at entrenching disunity in some sections of the country, the Nigerian military was capable of ensuring that the country will come out clean and even stronger. ?

?Earlier, the French Forces Commander in Senegal told his host that he was in Defence Headquarters in furtherance of President Muhammadu Buhari’s bilateral talks with the French President, to collaborate in fighting insurgency in the North East.

?He further applauded the Nigerian military for their successes made against the terrorists and assured of his country’s readiness to support the Nigerian Armed Forces in the areas of training and intelligence to defeat the terrorists and other maritime criminalities.

- CAJ News


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