Western powers and African countries have agreed to come together in combating the Boko haram sec in order to free the abducted school girls.
The agreement which, on Thursday, was reached at a meeting in London on Nigeria’s security situation by British Foreign Secretary William Hague came to a conclusion on a series of multinational missions to eliminate militant group.
The meeting was well attended by foreign ministers of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. Also Representatives of Benin, the European Union (EU), France, Canada, the US, the UN and the African Union also attended.
“We reaffirmed our strong and united commitment to fighting terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria and the region. We condemn in the strongest terms the series of atrocities perpetrated by Boko Haram and other groups,” the ministers said in a communique.
According to the communique released by the Ministers, Nigeria, Chad, Benin, Niger and Cameroon have confirmed that they will launch a Regional Intelligence Fusion Unit to bring together all available information and tighten the grip around the Boko Haram group, while Britain, the US and France will provide the necessary technical expertise, adding that Nigeria and its neighbours were committed to strengthening their cooperation among regional countries to bring home the abducted school girls and defeat Boko Haram.