Cameroon and Nigeria, two brotherly and friendly countries which share close to 2,000 border lines are currently revising strategies aimed at handling common security challenges.
The 8th session of Cameroon/Nigeria transborder security committee meeting kick-started in Abuja,the political capital of Nigeria on Tuesday 23rd August 2021.
The meeting holding at the Hilton Hotel in Abuja is a follow up of the 7th meeting held in Cameroon,July 2019.
The delegation to Abuja is led by the Minister of Territorial Administration,Paul Atanga Nji who highlights the importance Cameroon’s President ,Paul Biya attaches to peace and Security in and out of Cameroon.
The MINAT boss in a Speech during the opening ceremony encourage the two countries to show proof of Patriotism throughout deliberations so as to propose workable solutions for consideration by the Heads of States.
Nigerian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, National Security Adviser and leader leader of the delegation calls for joined efforts needed to fight against insecurities and the peaceful coexistence along border .Mean while,the session’s participants went into four sub committees so as to better handle pressing issues effectively.
The two day session which kick started on the 23rd of August have in attendance experts from the security diplomatic, economic and finance services of both countries.
The Cameroon – Nigeria transborder security committee meeting comes at a time when the separatists activities in Cameroon and the Jihadists in Northern Nigeria are rampant.
Cameroon’s delegation to Nigeria consisted of the five Governors who’s regions share border with Nigeria; that is:Far North,North,Adamawa, Northwest and Southwest regions.
The Territorial Administrative boss was equally accompanied by the Minister Delegate in Charge of Commonwealth Felix Mbayu, Secretary of State in Charge of the National Gendarmerie Galax Etoga, Directorate General for External Research Maxine Eko Eko, Secretary General at the Delegation of National Security Divisionnair’ Bahiya , Director General of Customs Edwin Fongot, Director General of National Agency for Financial Investigation. Economic issues are equally being discussed.
The Abuja assembly ends today Wednesday 25the August 2021
Compiled By Tennyson
Source MINAT CAMEROON