- Buhari hopes to re-establish peace in Benin.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigeria’s support towards the maintenance of political stability in her western neighbours.
President Buhari who made the pledge on Thursday when he received the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon on a courtesy visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The president who harped on the importance of good neighbourliness stressed the importance of peace in the neighbouring Benin Republic.
President Talon, who came to congratulate President Buhari on his re-election and successful inauguration, also briefed the Nigerian leader on the current political situation in his country.
In a related development, President Buhari Thursday received a Sudanese delegation led by Lt-Gen. Jamal-Eddin Omer Ibrahim, Head of the Security and Defence Committee, which came to brief him on the political situation in the north-eastern African country.