The United States Government says it will help Nigeria in the fight against banditry.
US Principal Deputy National Security Advisor, Jon Finer, gave the assurance at a press round table in Abuja Monday.
“We’ll provide technical assistance for justice programming, much of which is dedicated to help Nigeria get a turnaround at this time of banditry challenges, and we will continue to provide programmes like that to help the country,” he said.
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On the controversial transaction and the US fears of how Super Tacuno fighter jets will be used, he said: “I think we’ve made clear our expectations on how the firefighters are going to be use in a right way”.
On IPOB, Finer said the delegation had discussed the issue with the Nigeria Government and emphasized the need to address the underlying problem that created the group.