President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that Nigeria is ready to extend a helping hand to South Sudan towards political and economic stability.
Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, on Tuesday, October 5, in Addis Ababa, Buhari assured the full support of Nigeria to all efforts to bring long-term stability and prosperity to the continent.
In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the president said, “Nigeria will contribute its quota as much as possible to the development of South Sudan. Take us into confidence and ask us what we can do.
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