President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured that as the Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Contact Group on Guinea Bissau, he will ensure that the country did not relapse into crisis.
He gave the assurance when he received the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, Umar El-Mukhtar Sissoco-Embola, at the State House, Abuja. The President, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, expressed satisfaction on the gradual return of normalcy to the West African country.
He urged the leaders to work hard to reach a lasting solution to the country’s political crisis. The President congratulated the Prime Minister on his appointment and urged him to put the interest of the country and its people ahead of everything else.
Sissoco-Embola described Buhari as his role model, adding that his country would continue to thank the government and people of Nigeria for standing by them in their moment of crisis.