Nigeria and Britain on Wednesday in Abuja signed two agreements on Defense and Security partnership as well as Economic Development Forum. Speaking briefly before signing the agreements, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Nigeria and the United Kingdom would continue to enhance their cooperation in tackling corruption and reducing poverty. The Nigerian leader lauded the British government for its assistance to Nigeria in the fight against terrorists, and pledged Nigeria’s readiness to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
“I welcome you most sincerely to Nigeria and I am very grateful to the British government under your leadership for the help you are giving us in the area of security. “I also thank you very much for the improvement in trade relationship between us since you assumed office.