In view of this, the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon, weekend, sent a high-powered delegation to have a meeting with the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, at his office in Abuja.
A statement by the Director of Information at the Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr. Nwodo Charles, revealed that the delegation was led by UN Special envoy on ECOWAS, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas.
Chambers said the UN will cooperate with Nigeria to strengthen the administration of Justice, rule of law and respect for human rights in the country.
“While congratulating the Minister on behalf of United Nations on his appointment, he noted the land mark achievements resulting from the free, fair and credible elections that were recently conducted in Nigeria, this he said has brought progress to Africa’s nascent democracy.
“Dr. Chambas was optimistic that with the completion of the remaining 100km border posts, Boko Haram terrorists will be defeated,” the statement read. [UN]