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Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by santakris(m): 4:30pm On May 14
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that Nigeria will assist the Republic of Chad to stabilise and return to constitutional rule.

In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the president made the pledge when he hosted Lt.-Gen. Mahamat Idriss Deby, the President, Transitional Military Council of Chad, at the State House, Abuja.

Mr Deby took over the mantle of leadership of Chad after the death of his father, Idriss Itno, on April 19, 2021.

Idriss Itno died in battle, while leading troops to confront insurgents who came in through Libya.

The country consequently set up the transitional council.

A return to democracy is expected in 18 months.

Mr Buhari told the Chadian leader: “We are bound together by culture and geography, and we will help in all ways we can.

“Nigerians know and appreciate the role Chad played in helping us to combat terrorism, we will continue the collaboration.”


Mahamat Idriss Deby and President Muhammadu Buhari

The Nigerian president described the late Marshal Idriss Itno as his personal friend and a friend of Nigeria, noting that Chad had been very steadfast in defending Nigeria.

He said that Chad should, therefore, not hesitate to ask for help in areas it would deem necessary.

Buhari said that Nigeria would help to strengthen the Lake Chad Basin Commission and the Multinational Joint Task Force.

“We will also help you to ensure a smooth transition in 18 months, as you have promised your people,’’ he added.

The transitional leader had thanked Nigeria for solidarity it showed Chad after the passage of the former president.

He said that the main objective of the Transitional Military Council “are security and cohesion of our country”.

He expressed commitment to free and fair polls in 18 months.

“You were very close to Marshal Itno. I’m here to reaffirm that relationship, and for you to support our transition.

“We rely on our brother country, Nigeria, as we have shared history, culture and geography.

“We are ready to be guided by you in our journey to constitutional rule,” he said.

Mr Deby has departed the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for Ndjamena.


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Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by Sirkingsnado: 4:32pm On May 14
grin grin


Bubu after his Muslim brothers


Meanwhile southern Nigeria should go to hell ftc anyway
Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by Nbotee(m): 4:33pm On May 14
A President who hasn't stabilised his country is promising anoda country stability
Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by PrinceOfLagos: 4:35pm On May 14
A president whose country is on fire wants to help another country quench theirs..

What a president smiley
Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by ChiefSosa(m): 4:40pm On May 14
Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by ChiefSosa(m): 5:01pm On May 14
“We rely on our brother country, Nigeria, as we have shared history, culture and geography".

Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by neonly: 5:01pm On May 14
Foolishness

Re: Buhari Promises To Help Chad Stabilise by santakris(m): 9:18pm On May 14
neonly:
Foolishness

Honestly

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