The United Kingdom has pledged to support the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in achieving its mandate of regional security.
Speaking when he visited the Headquarters of the MNJTF in Abuja today, July 3, the British Defence Advisor for Nigeria, Brigadier General Matt Munro, underscored Britain’s resolve to enhance its strategic partnership with the multinational coalition.
He stressed the crucial role the task force plays in ensuring regional security and stability.
The commitment, according to him, is expected to significantly boost the operational capacity of the MNJTF.
The British Defence Advisor expressed optimism for the future, confidence that the UK’s backing will facilitate pivotal advancements for the MNJTF, ranging from meticulous planning to proficient execution of operations.
Responding, the Force Commander, Major General Gold Chibuisi, who was represented by the Deputy Force Commander, Brigadier General Assoulai Blama, expressed his gratitude to the British government.
He appreciated the support it has been receiving through the Cell for Coordination and Liaison to MNJTF, a key conduit for the strategic partnership.
The Deputy Force Commander lauded the British government’s unwavering support which he said, has exemplified international cooperation in fostering world peace.