According to report reaching oyogist.com, former Nigerian Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reportedly urged the newly inaugurated President of the United States, President Joe Biden, to help Nigeria in the fight against islamic terror groups.
Former VP Atiku Abubakar noted that the strengthening of the US & Nigeria ties will help the Nigerian government extensively in combating and eradicating terrorism in all forms.
This was made known in statement issued by the former VP Atiku Abubakar, via his official twitter handle where he also congratulated the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
He stated; “As Joe Biden begins his tenure as the 46th President of the United States of America, I am confident that this new era will mark America’s regeneration and her reaffirmation as the beacon of democracy to the world.
“As I congratulate President Biden and VP Kamala Harris, I urge them and their administration to strengthen US-Nigeria ties and help our beloved nation’s war on terror by providing every type of support required to win our war against the insurgency we face.
“I also look forward to the removal of every travel restriction on Nigerian citizens, in keeping with the good relations that have existed between our two nations beginning with the July 27, 1961 state visit of our first Prime Minister, Alhaji Tafawa Balewa, to President John F. Kennedy, and continuing over the decades since then.
“As the playwright, George Bernard Shaw once said, America and Nigeria are two nations divided by a common language. And millions of Nigerians and I wish to see that relationship sustained to the mutual benefit of both our democratic nations.
“Congratulations once again and may God bless both our nations and bring about a beneficial tenure for your administration.”