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|Burkinabe Defence Chief Seeks Nigeria’s Armed Forces Advice To Fight Terrorists by Spyetv: 8:57pm On Aug 04, 2022|
The Burkinabe Chief of Defence Staff, Senior Col. David Kadre has seek advice from the Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor on his new appointment and collaboration with the Armed Forces of Nigeria to battle jihadi rebels, to tackle the security challenges in the country's hard-hit East and Sahel regions.
Senior Col. David Kadre said this when he visited the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor at the Defence Headquarters on Thursday in Abuja.
Senior Col. David Kadre noted that he was in Nigeria to attend the graduation of the Course 30 of National Defense College Nigeria (NDC) and siezed the opportunity to visit Irabor to tap from his wealth of experience.
Kadre reiterated the need for deeper collaboration between Nigerian and Burkinabe armed forces to secure the West African country amid escalating attacks by jihadi rebels linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group.
“I came also regarding terrorism and insurgency in our countries so as to seek your advice and experience since Nigeria is engaged in fighting this scourge,” he said
Responding, the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, says there is need for stronger collaboration between West African armed forces to deal with insurgency in the sub-region.
He congratulated the Burkinabe defence chief, an alumnus of the National Defence College (NDC), Nigeria for his appointment and assured to share experiences on how the two countries had been tackling insecurity.
Irabor said that Nigeria was proud to have an alumnus of NDC becoming the defence chief of Burkina Faso, reiterating his commitment to sharing ideas with the visitor.
“No doubt the West African sub-region is experiencing the menace of terrorism and insurgency and we understand that to address this scourge, there has to be collaboration of all countries within the sub-region.
“That is why I am delighted to receive you and to also let you know that we shall share our experiences.
“We will indeed take action that will ensure that we redress all issues together and ensure that we stamp out every form of terrorism within our sub-region,’’ he said.
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