BREAKING: President Tinubu Visits Nigerian Troops in Guinea-Bissau

....... Pledges to deepen democracy in West Africa and around the world.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Saturday visited the Nigerian contingent stationed in the country under the ECOWAS Stabilisation Force.

Recall that Politics Nigeria earlier reported that the President arrived Bissau, the capital of Republic of Guinea-Bissau, for the 63rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

The President, upon his arrival, met with Nigerian troops and expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the soldiers and their Commander, General Al-Hassan Grema, for their dedication and service to Nigeria and their host country.

He added that Nigeria would continue to support democracy in West Africa and around the world.

His words:

“I am here to show solidarity with you. I want to assure you we are committed to support peace and democracy not only in West Africa but around the world.

“Nigeria is a giant that has made its mark in Sierra Leone and Liberia and other places. We count on your support for the defence of constitutional order. I heard your allowances have been paid up to date. Nothing else should make you angry. We will continue to build a virile force.

“We are proud of you. Proud of your loyalty. Nigeria depends on you. There will be peace and progress in our country,” President said.’

Brigadier General Grema expressed the appreciation of the troops to President Tinubu for being the first Commander-in-Chief in Nigeria’s history to visit his soldiers outside the country’s shores.

While in Guinea-Bissau, the Nigerian leader is scheduled to hold bilateral meetings and have other engagements on the summit’s sidelines.

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