Date: January 17, 2019, 03:00:48 PM
US A29 counter-insurgency aircraft coming in 2020: Military : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
Teasing the journalists as the briefing came to a close, the official asked, “do you want to know who Washington would be supporting in 2019?”“Our candidate is the Democratic Process!” the official said in the background briefing ahead of the historic summit between President Trump and Buhari, the first African leader in Washington D.C. next weekend.
Given the declaration of the Boko Haram as a terrorist group by the United States’ States Department, the official was tasked on what approaches the US would take on issues between the Nigeria government and IPOB.“On IPOB, we see that there is an aggrieved population that would want to have its views heard and we will encourage that there should be dialogue.“We always encourage dialogue as we did with NDA (Niger Delta Avengers), PANDEF. We didn’t tell the vice-president to visit the Niger Delta, but we were happy that he did it and it worked, we are not colonialists but facilitators.”