The United Kingdom team has arrived in Abuja to support the government in its response to the abduction of over 200 school girls.
According to a press statement by Rob Fitzpatrick, Head of Press and Public Affairs of the British High Commission Abuja, “a team of UK experts who will advise and support the Nigerian authorities in its response to the abduction of over 200 school girls touched down in Abuja this morning”.
The statement added that “the team is drawn from across Government, including DfID, FCO and the MoD, and will work with the Nigerian authorities leading on the abductions and terrorism in Nigeria.
The team will be considering not just the recent incidents but also longer-term counter-terrorism solutions to prevent such attacks in the future and defeat Boko Haram”.
It added that the team will be working closely with their US counterparts and others to coordinate efforts.[Thisday]