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Liberia, Nigeria solidify commitment on security

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Information Minister Eugene Nagbe says Liberia’s President George Manneh Weah and his Nigerian counterpart, President MohammaduBuhari have agreed to cooperate on peace and security, investment, trade and economic affairs.

Mr. Nagbe made the disclosure Thursday, 13 June at the Roberts International Airport upon President Weah and his delegation’s return from Nigeria at the invitation of President Buhari to observe Nigeria’s Democracy Day celebration.

He details that the two countries already have existing agreements in the area of security cooperation, do the two leaders continued to solidify the existing security ties.

According to Minister Nagbe, President Weah also graced President Buhari’s inauguration ceremony during the trip to Nigeria this week, though Mr. Buhari had earlier been sworn into office in May.“He (Buhari) did not give his inaugural speech, he chose to do that on the 12 of June where all of the ceremonies were held,” Mr. Nagbe explains.

During the trip, Mr. Nagbe says the two presidents held bilateral discussions on issues of mutual consent for Liberia and Nigeria, describing it a very fruitful trip.

According to Minister Nagbe, President Weah also used the trip to have several meetings with his counterparts, including the presidents of Senegal, Namibia and other world leaders who attended the ceremonies in Abuja.By Winston W. Parley

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