Nigeria, others seek UK support over Boko Haram, ISWAP


The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says it is exploring areas of support from the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism.

Chief of Military Public Information, Col. Muhammad Dole, announced this in a statement on Saturday.

Member countries of MNJTF, formed in 2015, are Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.

Boko Haram and ISWAP have been operating in the Lake Chad region.

The spokesman said the First Secretary Political for Lake Chad Basin, Dr. Katharine Brooks and the Deputy Defence Advisor at the British High Commission in Nigeria, Lt.-Col. Bobby GilBrooks met in Maiduguri.

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Source: Daily Post