Nigeria to strengthen ties with Sierra Leone

Godwin Ukaa, Abuja

Nigeria has expressed commitment to revive the Nigeria/Sierra Leone’s joint commission, to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama stated this when he met with a delegation from Sierra Leone led by its Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Samura Kamara.

Mr Onyeama spoke on the efforts of Nigeria’s security that led to the rescue of the senior Sierra Leonean diplomat who was kidnapped on the 30th of June, 2016.

He also exchanged views on global affairs including, the reform of the United Nations Security Council, scheduled to take place on the agenda of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Kigali, Rwanda from 10 – 18 July 2016.

Security Council reform
The Ministers took note of the current state of affairs in the Security Council reform effort and the multi-dimensional challenges in the process.

Nigeria and Sierra Leone underscored the need for greater solidarity among African countries in the reform effort.

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