USA promises to fight Boko Haram side by side with Nigeria

ABUJA — the United States of America has said it would fight side-by-side with Nigeria in the war against the Islamist terrorists, Boko Haram.

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, said this at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on the Safe Schools Initiative, SSI, in Abuja, yesterday.

US President Barack Obamar) talks with President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria before their bilateral meeting in New York on September 23, 2013 on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly. AFP Photo

His words: “We have said this directly to Mr. President and to others that the United States will stand with Nigeria in the fight against terror and we stand

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