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Ambassadorial appointment: HURIWA reacts to Buratai’s posting




The Human Rights Writers Affiliation of Nigeria (HURIWA) has stated the appointment of former Chief of Military Employees, Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd), as Nigeria’s envoy to Benin Republic is a uncommon show of perception by President Muhammadu Buhari due to the positive factors that will accrue the nation within the job at hand.


The affiliation disclosed this in an announcement issued on Thursday by the group’s Nationwide Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, and Media Affairs Director, Zainab Yusuf.

President Buhari had earlier this week deployed Buratai to the Benin Republic as an Ambassador of Nigeria.

The assertion learn partially, “Nigeria’s New Envoy to Benin Republic is not any stranger to safety points and well-positioned to render invaluable providers in revising the cross border strains and bettering financial and commerce relations between the 2 nations. We commend the president and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on this regard as a result of Nigeria can be the final word beneficiary on this making an attempt interval within the nation. We should additionally admit that Lieutenant Basic T. Y Buratai (Rtd.) is an asset that each nation would wish to possess due to his penchant for delivering ends in vital duties as evident in his efficiency over time.

“For a reality, Buratai stands tall as Nigerians Envoy to the neighbouring Benin Republic and we have now no reservations in his appointment. Extra so, we’re conscious of his dedication to the Nigerian trigger in the middle of the a number of engagements he has had with the members of the intelligentsia neighborhood in Nigeria. He has at all times been strong in his ideas and engagements, which considerably culminated within the institution of the Nigerian Military College, which enormously boosted scholarly engagement in methods to sort out insurgency in Nigeria.

“Buratai’s actions in Benin would certainly make Nigeria and Africa proud as he has completed in instances previous, evident within the numerous recognition he has dropped at the nation from far and huge. He’ll in no distant time, redefine patriotism and dedication to the African trigger within the international area a lot to the envy of different nations. His appointment is certainly credible, well timed and welcome growth.”

“Benin–Nigeria cooperation is ruled by a number of bilateral agreements concluded inside the framework of the Benin–Nigeria Fee, which meets periodically. Regardless of the existence of this authorized framework, cooperation between Benin and Nigeria doesn’t at all times meet the expectations of the general public of those two nations, who’ve arrange a number of cross-border cooperation associations within the border corridors.”

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