Buhari challenges African leaders on peace, development agenda || hiveXclusive news

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking, says that African leaders must speak with one voice, in dependent of foreign influence to achieve economic integration, development, peace and security on the continent.

The senior special assistance to the president on media and publicity Garba Shehu, made this know in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday.

The president was speaking at a bilateral meeting with president Alpha Conde of Guinea, in instanbul, turkey.

The presidential aide said that the two president, who met on the margins of the 9th D8 summit.

The president, Muhammadu Buhari said that leaders should learn from history to effectively tackle conflicts, violent extremism and proliferation of small arms and light weapons.

He assured his Guinean counterparts, who is also the current chairman of AU that Nigeria would continue to strengthen it's engagement with all AU members state to address current security challenges in restive areas such as South Sudan and Libya, and the political crisis in Togo.

In his remarks, Mr. Conde praised Nigeria's leadership on the continent, particularly Mr.Buhari's great job on anti corruption and his strong voice on Africa issues at the International stage.

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