Day 482: Buhari seeks foreign negotiators to swap chibok girls with Boko haram fighters.

By on September 22, 2016

Muhammadu Buhari has, Thursday, signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and called for aid in the revival of Lake Chad basin. The president after signing the agreement said that his signing of the Agreement demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. The President said this on Thursday while addressing the opening of the meeting on “Taking Climate Action for Sustainable Development’’ in New York. A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, said the meeting was co-hosted by Nigeria and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

As a show of commitment to swapping the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok with Boko Haram fighters in custody, President Muhammadu Buhari has told the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, that Nigeria would welcome intermediaries from the global body.Speaking during a bilateral meeting with the UN scribe at the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York, President Buhari said the Nigerian government was willing to bend over backwards, to get the Chibok girls released from captivity.

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