Chibok Girls: UK, China Pledge To Join In War Against Insurgency In NigeriaFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, May 8th, 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan says both United Kingdom and China have indicated interests in assisting Nigeria to rescue the abducted Chibok school girls.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati disclosed that President Jonathan during a telephone conversation with the British Prime Minister, David Cameron requested for deployment of British Satellite Imaging capabilities and advanced tracking technologies to boost the outcome of the search.
“The President thanked Mr. Cameron, the British Government and people for their concern over the fate of the abducted girls and their willingness to provide concrete assistance to save the girls from the terrorists who seized them from their school.
“He told the Prime Minister that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will liaise with the British Government through its High Commission in Nigeria to work out practical details of the promised support and collaboration against terrorism.” Abati said
He further revealed that China has also offered its hand to help find and rescue the girls. Jonathan had met with Premier Li Keqiang earlier today and the Chinesse Premier assured Jonathan that they will fully support Nigeria and will even train Nigeria’s military personnel for anti-insurgency operations.
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