Buhari told reporters in Abuja, the country’s capital, that the pursuit of the laudable goals of the regional economic bloc will always remain Nigeria’s top priority.

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari
“By its size and resources, Nigeria has no alternative than to back ECOWAS to the hilt. We are part of ECOWAS. Indeed, we are at the very heart of it, so we will continue to play our role,” the Nigerian leader said.

According to him, the gains recorded so far in collectively providing peace in the sub-region and curtailing health challenges were major achievements of ECOWAS that must be sustained.

Buhari called on leaders of West African countries to utilize the gains for the development of their nations and work hard to get more reliable intelligence and support from the international community. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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