The secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his leadership position to ensure stability in West Africa, in terms of democracy and good governance.
According to a statement by Femi Adesina, spokesperson to the president, the UN secretary-general said this at a meeting with Buhari on Friday, at the 76th session of the United Nations general assembly (UNGA) taking place in New York.
According to the UN scribe, Africa, especially West Africa, was generally seen as a place of stability and good governance, but was deeply concerned at the change in democratic rule in some parts of the West African sub-region with coups overturning elected institutions,” Adesina said.
“He, therefore, urged President Buhari to continue to show leadership as he looks up to Nigeria to help stabilise the sub-region in terms of democracy and good governance.
But how can this be? When Nigeria herself is battling with insecurity
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