Buhari Regime Turns To Russia, US’ Rival, To Procure Weapons In Fight Against Boko Haram


The President Muhammadu Buhari regime will plead a squeeze of
lethal weapons to tackle a Boko Haram rebellion with a Russian
government during a Russia-Africa Summit this week.

Russia is seen by Americans as carrying a repute for supporting
rogue nations, generally countries with bad tellurian rights records.

Senior Special Assistant to a President on Media and Publicity,
Garba Shehu, settled this on Monday in Abuja.

Shehu pronounced President Buhari would reason confidence talks with President
Vladimir Putin on a sidelines of a summit, holding between October
23 and 25.

He said, “Russia has been doing a lot to support a military,
although we am not suggesting that we have intent them as entirely as we

“I consider this revisit presents a singular event for a two
presidents to lay down and plead arms procurement, including, of
course, helicopters, that Russians can supply and would be useful to
Nigeria towards finale a insurgency.

“So, we trust that arms procurement, to that a Russians are
favourably disposed, will form a large partial of this conversation.”

Meanwhile, a United States Department of Energy, National Nuclear
Security Administration, Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and
Deterrence (US-DOE/NNSA/NSDD) has donated dual Mobile Radiation
Detection Systems to Nigeria for a quarrel opposite terrorism.

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in assign of Explosive Ordnance
Disposal (EOD), Maikudi Shehu, disclosed this yesterday during a
one-week training and phenomenon of a deviation systems in Lagos.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a training had 10 EOD and
Chemical, Biological, Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) military officers in

The CP pronounced a training came during a right time in efforts to curtail
terrorism and other confidence threats in a country.

He said, “The threat of distrust calls for a new proceed that will
be founded on convincing comprehension gathering, merger of modern
technology, ability building, and inter-agency collaboration.”

“Therefore, we titillate all participants to safeguard effective use of this
equipment and utilize a believe that will be acquired from this
important training to raise a inhabitant chief security.”