The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel says there is the need for the establishment of a regional force having Europeans support to fight Boko Haram.


Her statement came when ECOWAS made a proposal for the establishment of a regional force.

Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, Angela Merkel says, the European Union (EU) will be ready to contribute funds to support the operation. She speaks against the much carnage committed by the militant Islamic terrorist group.

Chancellor Merkel says although European nations might not directly contribute troops to the regional force, they would be ready to finance the operations in a sustainable manner.

The German Chancellor says she will talk to the EU to see how best they can handle the issues, refusing the claims by section of the media that Europe looks unconcerned about the crimes being committed by Boko Haram in Africa.




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