lAs Nigeria, Liberia inaugurate joint commission to enhance bilateral ties
BY VICTORIA OJEME & RAPHAEL IZOKPU
ABUJA—The government of Liberia, has condemned in strongest terms, the barbaric terror attacks on innocent Nigerians, including the Boko Haram’s group kidnapping of more than 200 innocent girls in Chibok, Borno State on April 14.
Liberian Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Augustine Ngafuan, gave the condemnation when he led the Liberian delegation during the inauguration of the Nigeria-Liberia Joint Commission aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between both countries.
He said: “We call for the unconditional release of the kidnapped girls. Liberia is in full solidarity with the government and people of Nigeria as they grapple with this scourge of terrorism; terrorism anywhere is a threat to peace everywhere so we call for a concerted, robust and sustained actions on the part of the international community aimed at assisting Nigeria put an end to this menace.”
Speaking on the bilateral relations, Ngafuan reiterated the need for both countries to take advantage of the opportunities that existed to foster bilateral relations between both countries.
Ngafuan assured of the Liberian government’s resolve to increase economic ties between both countries.