Nigeria and Korea to Collaborate in Peace Building and Security
- February 13, 2018
The Korean Government has promised to collaborate with Nigeria in area of peace building and security.
Mr Jong Yong Chol, the Korean Ambassador said in an address at the 76th birthday ceremony of the late Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il, organized by the Embassy in Abuja. He described the late Korean leader as one who devoted his lifetime to enthrone peace and security in Korea and the world.
He, therefore, commended the post-hummus ceremony, which was to commemorate his exemplary leadership. According to him, it was under his leadership that the country witnessed external relationship with countries like Nigeria, they enjoy today, which brought about economic ties between both countries.
He, however, wished the government and people of Nigeria success in the fights against issues like corruption and terrorism. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that North Korea’s Kim Jong-Il, who was born on Feb. 16, 1942, died on Dec. 19, 2011 at the age of 69 years.