Mohammadu Buhari,The President of Nigeria stated this during a bilateral meeting with Commonwealth Secretary-General, Baroness Patricia Scotland, on the sidelines of the Global Education Summit holding in London, United Kingdom.
Buhari said Nigeria was doing a lot to address food security through heavy investment in agriculture, and tackle the country’s security challenges.
He, therefore, welcomed the offer of assistance by the Commonwealth secretary on those areas of need.
She, therefore, invited Nigeria to take advantage of the technical assistance on the areas of challenges.
The Commonwealth secretary said since President Buhari was the Champion for Anti-Corruption in Africa, the body had developed anti-corruption benchmark tools, and would like to work with Nigeria in both public and private sectors.
She said the Commonwealth would also assist Nigeria in tackling violent extremism, and improve trade, and modalities for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).