Britain to work with Nigeria in areas of training and equipping the military


The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that her country is willing to work with Nigeria in the areas of training and equipping the military.

The Prime Minister was particular about the abduction of young schoolgirls by members of Boko Haram in the North East.

Prime Minister May, in her remarks, at a bilateral meeting between her and President Buhari yesterday said Britain would continue to work with Nigeria to ensure security of lives and properties.

She added that the Buhari administration has been making good progress on the economy,” and urged it to maintain the focus, despite approaching elections, and increase in political activities.

Prime Minister May, who commended President Buhari for the much he has been doing on improving trade and business for Nigeria, noted that it was also time to boost intra-Commonwealth trade.