Nigeria committed boundary demarcation with Cameroon- Malami

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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By Olalekan Awojodu

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the finalization of the boundary demarcation exercise between her and the neighbouring Cameroon.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN gave the hint while receiving the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General For West Africa and Sahel, Mahamat Saleh Annadif who paid him courtesy call in Abuja.

In a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, the mibister assured his guest that the Nigerian Delegation is confident that under his leadership, the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC) will continue to achieve more success in its efforts to permanently demarcate the boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria.

The move, Gavel International recalls, is in line with the Judgment of the International Court of Justice and other relevant Treaties and Declarations.

Malami who expressed optimism that the steps taken in resolving the outstanding areas of disagreement on the boundary, between Cameroon and Nigeria noted thwt the boundary will be fully and legally demarcated in distant time.

“it will be appreciated if all aspects of the disagreed areas of boundary between Nigria and Cameroon are resolved and demarcated in accordance with the judgment of the International Court of Justice without fear or favour.

“The proposed session of the Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission (CNMC) that will be convened soon in Yaounde will pave the way for landmark achievements including the demarcation exercised.

In his remarks, Mahamt Saleh Annadif said his visit has opened an outstanding chapter in the international relations and diplomacy with a view to promoting peace among brother nations.

He said the engagement is a proof that African problems can be solved using African solutions by Africans empasing on the cordiality of the relationship and mutual understanding between the Two neighbouring countries.

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