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President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria and Zambia will deepen ties between the two countries.

President Buhari made the commitment on Thursday at the Presidential Villa Abuja, while receiving Joseph Malanji a Special Envoy of Zambian President, Edgar Lungu.

Buhari said the two countries will explore further areas of collaboration for the good of their people and the benefit of the African continent.

The Special Envoy, who is Zambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, thanked Nigeria for its “big brother role in ECOWAS and the African continent,” stressing that “equity is when strong ones strengthen the weak’

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On behalf of the Zambian President, Malanji called for stronger bilateral relations and greater impetus for the Joint Commission of Cooperation between the two countries.

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Editor-Oloyede Oworu

Source: ait news

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