By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah
Nigeria and Zambia will deepen collaboration between the two countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured.
According to a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, President Buhari spoke on Thursday at the State House, Abuja, while receiving a Special Envoy of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu of Zambia.
He said the two countries would explore further areas of collaboration for the good of their peoples, and benefit of the African continent.
The Special Envoy, Hon Joseph Malanji, who is Zambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, thanked Nigeria for her “big brother role in ECOWAS and the African continent,” stressing that “equity is when strong ones strengthen the weak ones.”
The Zambian President called for stronger bilateral relations and greater impetus for the Joint Commission of Cooperation between the two countries.