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Nigeria, France strengthen ties to combat illegal migration, human trafficking


France says it’s dedicated to strengthening present relations with Nigeria, notably in tackling unlawful migration and human trafficking.

France Ambassador in command of Migration on the Ministry for Europe and International Affairs, Mr Christophe Leonzi, made this declaration when he paid a courtesy go to to the Minister of Inside, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on Monday in Abuja.

“We want to set up extra common dialogue between Nigeria and France, and the 2 ministries, particularly within the space of unlawful migration and the best way to sort out it headlong.

“One other space that requires fear is within the space of human trafficking.

“It is going to be of immense profit to each international locations if we are able to cooperate extra effectively in numerous features to stem the tide,” the envoy added.

In response to him, though the 2 international locations have been cooperating in that space, there was a have to delve extra into the already present cooperation.

“Nigeria is a powerful associate on this regard, little question,” Leonzi stated, including that the cooperation ought to be bolstered within the space of border safety and administration.

In his remarks, Tunji-Ojo, stated Nigeria would proceed to spice up its relations with France, to make it higher and stronger.

“The stronger the connection the higher it’s for each international locations,” the minister stated.

He stated that growth cooperation between the 2 international locations have been extraordinarily useful to Nigeria over time.

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