Abuja - The United Nations UN has pledged to support President Muhammadu Buhari's war against corruption and terrorism, Vanguard reports.
The international body said it was in full support of the current drive by President Muhammadu Buhari to recover looted funds.
The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, last Friday, sent a high-powered delegation to have a meeting with the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, at his office in Abuja.
A statement by the Director of Information at the Federal Ministry of Justice, Nwodo Charles, said the delegation was led by UN Special envoy on ECOWAS, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas.
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Chambers said the UN will cooperate with Nigeria to strengthen the administration of Justice, rule of law and respect for human rights in the country.
However, he said there was need for all African countries in the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) to form a common front against the menace of terrorism, especially with regards to the spreading activities of the Boko Haram sect.
While congratulating the minister on behalf of United Nations on his appointment, he noted the landmark achievements resulting from the free, fair and credible elections that were recently conducted in Nigeria, which he said had brought progress to Africa’s nascent democracy.
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- News 24