On 16 April, military top brass from across Africa kicked off a conference co-hosted by the United States aimed at boosting cooperation between countries fighting extremist groups.
The summit, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, came about following the rising cases of insecurity which has become worrisome in the region.
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The sixth Africa Land Forces Summit meeting, co-organized by the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) and Nigeria, started proceedings Monday with the participation of fifty countries from Africa, Europe and the Americas.
Naija News also understands that military leaders from nearly every country on the African continent, including Angola, Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya and Rwanda are in Abuja with the aim of discussing on how to curb security threats in Africa, from Al-Shabaab in the east to Boko Haram in the west.
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And certainly not until we have done all the research that is necessary so that we would have a clear idea of what is really going on.
A high-level delegation from the Royal Armed Forces and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is taking part in the sixth Africa Land Forces Summit meeting in Abuja devoted to discussing the fight against terrorism.
President Donald Trump has continued to prioritise security on the continent.
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