Nigeria seeks UK’s support over Boko Haram, ISWAP

The Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, says it is exploring areas of support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism.


 Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, announced this in a statement on Saturday.

 Member countries of MNJTF, formed in 2015, are Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. Boko Haram and ISWAP have been operating in the Lake Chad region. 

 The spokesman said the First Secretary Political for Lake Chad Basin, Dr. Katharine Brooks, and the Deputy Defence Advisor at the British High Commission in Nigeria, Lt.-Col. 

Bobby GilBrooks met in Maiduguri. Dole noted that the meeting was geared towards exploring areas of interventions and efforts at degrading the terrorists.

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