Border separation to be completed in 2015 – Presidency

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Paul Biya, on Thursday, July 30, 2105, agreed to work hard towards ensuring the completion of border.

 

The demarcation of the land border between Nigeria and Cameroon will be completed before the end of 2015, a Nigerian government official has said.

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Paul Biya, on Thursday, July 30, 2105, agreed to work hard towards ensuring the completion of border.

This was disclosed by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, via a statement made available to journalists.

It reads:

“The two Heads of State took note of the satisfaction expressed by the United Nations Secretary-General in his most recent report on the work of the United Nations Office for West Africa from January to June 2015, regarding progress in the demarcation of the land boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria.”

“They agreed to endorse the recommendation of the United Nations Secretary-General on the completion before the end of 2015, of the land border demarcation work, in order to concentrate on enhancing cross-border cooperation.”

Buhari visited Cameroon on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, and returned on Thursday.

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