As we know The Federal Republic in the past has turned to various countries to help in the fight against Boko Haram. These include the US, the Uk, France, Germany as well as a slew of other African countries. They have now invited another big gun to the table.
The FGN and the Peoples Republic of China on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to offer assistance to the Armed Forces of Nigeria to strengthen its counter-insurgency measures.
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali and the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E Dr. Ziyou Pingjian signed the MOU in Abuja on behalf of their countries.
Colonel Tukur Fussy, the minister’s spokesman, in a statement, said the signing of the MOU was a follow up to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to China in September, 2018.
During the meeting, Buhari held discussions on infrastructure financing for strategic projects and gratis for the Armed Forces was held with the Chinese President, Mr Xi Jinping.