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FG Wants To Revitalize Lake Chad Basin – Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria's Vice-President Professor Yemi OsinbajoThe Federal Government has said it will make sure the recharging and revitalization of the Lake Chad Basin is effective to address the problem of security in the region.

FG added that the livelihood and development of that part of Nigeria are of utmost priority.

Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande disclosed this when Osinbajo visited a delegation from the National Defence College (NDC) comprising Course 27 participants on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

His words were, “I am particularly struck by the research that you have done on the Lake Chad Basin.

“I want to say that the quality and clarity of the research work, and the recommendations made, demonstrate that there is a lot of resource that we can tap in.

“We look for best practices everywhere; so, it is a pleasure to see presentations done with much clarity and understanding. Being something of great concern to Mr President, I think that he will be very excited to hear that we, at least, have a number of options.

“You know how much time and attention the President has paid to this issue, not just locally, but also in the Lake Chad Basin Commission. He has spent a lot of time trying to advocate for recharging the Lake Chad, so as to settle the matter once and for all.”


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