UN pledges further solidarity in fight against terror


UN logo

from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA – THE United Nations has reiterated its full solidarity and support for Nigeria on the ongoing fight against insecurity challenges.

The special representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa, Djinnit Said, gave the indication during a visit to Defence Headquarters in Abuja.

He acknowledged the role of Nigeria in global peace and stability, saying the UN was committed to assisting Nigeria overcome terror challenges.

Said added that as a committed member of the international community, Nigeria deserved support in reciprocation of its sacrifices to the stability of the international system over the years.

The UN special envoy said the body would work on supporting Nigeria with initiatives in areas such as employment, tolerance, confidence building, emergency management and Human rights issues.

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, appreciated the UN assistance in areas of training on international humanitarian law and Red Cross as well as disarmament and demobilization process.

He enlisted the support of the United Nations in sensitising the international community on Nigeria’s peculiar situation and efforts being made to surmount insurgency.

– CAJ News




Short URL: http://cajnewsafrica.com/?p=356

Posted by on Jul 15 2014. Filed under Africa & World, Featured, National, News, Regional. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
  • http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gary-oringer/70/338/9a Gary Oringer

    Greetings from Idaho! I’m bored too death at work so
    I decided to browse your blog on my iphone during lunch break.
    I love the info you present here and can’t wait
    to take a look when I get home. I’m shocked at how fast
    your blog loaded on my phone .. I’m not even using WIFI, just 3G ..
    Anyways, awesome site!

CAJ News Sponsored Links

Commonwealth Technology Organisation

Connect to CAJ News on Facebook

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Photo Gallery

Log in
All material © CAJ News Africa. Material may not be published or reproduced in any form without prior written permission.