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President Buhari seeks increased bilateral cooperation between Nigeria, Hungary

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, in Abuja, stated that he looks forward to increased bilateral cooperation between Nigeria and Hungary, ‘since both countries have a lot in common.’

Receiving Mr Zsolt Semjen, the Vice Prime Minister of Hungary at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari said that his administration will welcome the strengthening and expansion of cooperation between both countries in the areas of security and agricultural development.

“Hungary faces some immigration challenges today, just like other parts of Europe. We also have our challenges in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria.

“Hungary is able to fully understand our problems, and we can work together,” President Buhari said.

Vice Prime Minister Semjen congratulated Nigeria on its last general elections, and added that Hungary looked forward to signing agreements with the country on more bilateral cooperation.

He said that terrorism was a global challenge and pledged that his country would support the Nigerian Armed Forces’ efforts to end the Boko Haram insurgency.

“The extremism of Boko Haram is not Islamic. It runs contrary to all human philosophies,” the Vice Prime Minister said.

A statement by President Buhari’s Special Adviser to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, quotes the Hungarian Vice Prime Minister as promising to deploy the contry’s expertise in the area of agriculture to assist Nigeria.

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