President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the government and people of Burkina Faso that it won’t be neglected.
This is coming on the hill of terrorist attack suffered on Tuesday in Arbinda, the northern part of the country which claimed 35 citizens.
Buhari who said that their West African brothers in Nigeria and the West African subregion will not abandon them to their fate.
Speaking on the incident, President Buhari described the slaying of 31 women among the innocent victims was cowardly and remains condemned by reasonable opinion all over the world.
Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu recalled his meeting last weekend with the country’s President, Roch Marc Christian Kabore on the sidelines of the ECOWAS meeting, at which occasion both leaders agreed to hold a summit in the new year to discuss the issues of security and economy.
“I look forward to that meeting”, assuring that “as we have done all the time, we will stand with our brothers and sisters in West Africa in all situations.”
President Buhari also commended the Burkinabe troops for repelling the deadly attack and prayed for the repose of the souls of those killed.