Nigeria seeks joint efforts on security in Gulf of Guinea

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari walks down the steps of his aircraft following his arrival at the airport in Yaounde on July 29, 2015Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday urged members of the minerals-rich Gulf of Guinea to work together to curb piracy and insecurity in the region, his office said. Pirates have been taking advantage of poor of security in the Gulf to cause incalculable damage to local countries, Buhari told Prime Minister of Sao Tome & Principe Patrice Emery Trovoada in Abuja. “With their shared strategic interest in the security of the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria and Sao Tome & Principe must work harder with other stakeholders to keep it safe,” Buhari was quoted as saying.

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