The Minister of International Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, had expressed readiness for his country to be fragment of Nigeria.
Onyeama, who stated this quickly after a shut door meeting with Beninoise Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Aurélien Agbenonci, stated the Beninoise president gave the offer when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari, a few weeks abet.
“The President of Benin stated to this point as they’re concerned, they wish (no longer true announcing it love that) but in fact, Benin ought to aloof be the 37th suppose of Nigeria,” he stated.
“We must at all times aloof in actual fact be one. They charged us to come together at ministerial level, to determine a framework for a sustainable relationship.”
Onyeama stated, at the consult with, both presidents discussed agreements between the two countries on the design to position the space of smuggling to an end, as soon as and for all, as a convention up to the presidents’ meeting.