IN A FRESH campaign to step the change
agenda of the present administration under
President Muhammadu Buhari, the United
Nations has pledged support for Nigeria
in its effort to conquer the twin menace
of corruption and terrorism besetting the
country. UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban
Ki Moon, at the Weekend, sent a highpowered
delegation to have a meeting with
the Attorney-General of the Federation
and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami,
SAN, at his office in Abuja in this regard.
A statement by the Director of Information
at the Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr.
Nwodo Charles, made available to
Nigerian Pilot revealed that the delegation
was led by UN Special envoy on ECOWAS,
Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas.
The international body said it was in full
support of the current drive by President
Muhammadu Buhari to recover looted
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 land mark
achievements resulting from the free, fair
and credible elections that were recently
conducted in Nigeria, this he said has
brought progress to Africa’s nascent
“Dr. Chambas was optimistic that with
the completion of the remaining 100km
border posts, Boko Haram terrorists will
be defeated”.
Meanwhile, the AGF, Malami, SAN,
said he was pleased with the level of
success so far recorded by the Nigeria/
Cameroon joint Border Commission, in
terms of resolving cross border disputes
between the two countries.
The Minister said this administration
would be committed towards ensuring
that unnecessary border disputes within
the Lake Chad Basin areas are resolved
He told the UN that Nigeria is currently
working with other countries on reforms
and protocols that will ultimately, bring
about everlasting peace in the region.
Malami said in the spirit of mutual
cooperation and collaboration, FG, is
willing to further deepen the cordial
relationship that had existed among the
On the anti-graft war in Nigeria, the
AGF, said the administration of President
Buhari would not relent on its effort to
bring to book, anyone found to have
economically sabotaged the nation.

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