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Saraki seeks global action to end terrorism, illegal migration

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By Henry Umoru

ABUJA—SENATE President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for what he termed, a concerted international effort to tackle terrorism, poverty and illegal migration, describing the menace as a global challenge.

Chairman Governors’ Forum, Dr. Bukola Saraki responding to questions from State House Correspondents after a crucial meeting by a delegation of the Governors’ Forum and the Acting President at the State House, Abuja,recently. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Speaking, yesterday, in Abuja when a delegation of students of the Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom, led by Major General Lawrence Craig visited him, the Senate President also called for international support to enable Nigeria overcome its current economic challenges, noting that if Africa has to grow, then Nigeria has to grow as the most populous in the continent.

Earlier in his remarks, the leader of the delegation, Major General Craig, said they were in Nigeria as part of their study tour of West Africa, to learn at first hand the efforts being made by the various governments to ensure stability, security and prosperity in their countries.

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