Nigeria Urges Libya’s Collaboration to Curb Arms Trafficking

Nigerian Minister of Defence, H.E. Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, has called for collaborative efforts with the Libyan government. Badaru emphasized the urgency of tackling the trafficking of illicit drugs and arms from Libya into Nigeria during discussions with a delegation from the Libyan National Security Agency. The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of the high-level African Counterterrorism meeting in Abuja, underscored the critical importance of joint action to ensure the safety and stability of both nations and their citizens.
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In a bid to address the escalating issue of small arms and light weapons proliferation, the Nigerian Minister of Defence, H.E. Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, has called for collaborative efforts with the Libyan government.

Badaru emphasized the urgency of tackling the trafficking of illicit drugs and arms from Libya into Nigeria during discussions with a delegation from the Libyan National Security Agency. The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of the high-level African Counterterrorism meeting in Abuja, underscored the critical importance of joint action to ensure the safety and stability of both nations and their citizens.

Nigeria Urges Libya's Collaboration to Curb Arms Trafficking
    Nigerian Minister of Defence, H.E. Muhammed Badaru Abubakar (R), and General Mahammed Azain exchange pleasantries

    Badaru and General Mahammed Azain, leading the Libyan delegation, deliberated on various pressing security issues affecting both countries. Key topics of discussion included cooperation, intelligence sharing, and information exchange aimed at enhancing policy planning and direction between Nigeria and Libya.

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    Both highlighted the significance of fostering collaboration between the two nations to address the proliferation of arms and drugs effectively.

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