BRITISH GOVERNMENT EXPLAINS ITS ROLE IN HELPING NIGERIAN TO OVERCOME ITS INSECURITY CHALLENGES.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on May 19, 2021
The British Government has explained its role in helping Nigeria to overcome its security challenges .
One key area is in helping the Nigeria Military to build its Combat capacity in tackling insurgency including Boko Haram in the Northern part of Nigeria.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing disclosed this while briefing Journalists after a closed-door meeting with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike at Government House, Port-Harcourt.
The British High Commissioner said for years, there had been British Military presence in Nigeria and had continued to offer training on how to Counter insurgencies.
Laing stated that other issues discussed centered on the challenges faced by the Governor and strategies taken to tackle them, the forthcoming 2023 general elections and its impact on Africa and the World, the State of the economy, and the Governor’s Vision including Youths employment, environmental issues like the soot , Ogoni clean-up and challenges around the State.