"Terrorism is a global threat. What affects one, affects all; and we look to Russia to join us in building stronger collaboration for the fight against this common enemy. Terrorism, most significantly in the shape of the Boko Haram sect, has continued to pose a serious challenge to the internal security of Nigeria".
"When, at the height of the crisis, we were having difficulty obtaining international support, Russia memorably saved the day by supplying military equipment and assisting us with the training of personnel".
"We are grateful that you did not abandon us in our hour of need. While Boko Haram is largely decimated now, the threat remains, and new terrorism challenges are arising; one of these being the Herdsmen-Farmers' crisis that constitutes a clear and present threat to our national security".
"We hope for your continued cooperation and partnership towards combating the threat; and with your support, I have no doubt that Nigeria will prevail," he said.
Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate
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