India Promises To Support Nigeria’s Fight Against Insurgency

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Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Ghanashan Ajampor Ranganya, has pledged his country’s total support to the Federal Government on the war against terrorism and all other forms of security challenges facing the country.

Ranganya made the promise when he visited the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday. He assured that his country will assist Nigeria in the training of security personnel in intelligence gathering to tackle the menace.

He recalled that the trade relations between Nigeria and India dated back to the 18th century, adding that the existing relations between both countries should be sustained by leaders of both countries for socio-economic development.

As part of its commitment to helping Nigeria, Mr Ranganya said that the Indian Government has recently commenced work on two state of the art hospitals in Nigeria to assist victims of terror, noting that work was at an advanced stage on the construction of the health facility.

Receiving the envoy, the Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara appealed to the India government to support Nigeria‘s bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.


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