President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed that the international community must unite to defeat terrorism, corruption, COVID-19 and other challenges confronting the world.
He made this remark at an event to receive letters of credence from the new ambassadors of Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Argentina.
Buhari stated that the second wave of COVID-19 is coming with more challenges than from the initial outbreak.
“We have common challenges that impact so much on our countries, which include Terrorism, Insurgency, Climate Change, Population Explosion, Human Trafficking, Corruption, Poverty, and Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
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“On top of all these, the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has come with different strains that pose additional challenges to the initial outbreak.
“These challenges underscore the need for the international community to work even more in concert to collectively identify appropriate ways and means to globally resolve these challenges.”
The ambassadors are Ihab Moustafa Awad Moustafa (Egypt), Faisal Ebraheem Alajrafi Alghamdi (Saudi Arabia), and Alejandro Miguel Francisco Herrero (Argentina).
President Buhari also expressed his admiration for the cooperation that Nigeria and the other three countries have enjoyed in other fora.