The Federal government yesterday donated 20 vehicles Hilux vans to Burkina Faso to assist the country conduct its general elections billed for October this year.
According to NAN, the vehicles were delivered to the President, Commission Electorate Nationale Independent of Burkina Faso, Barthelemy Kere by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulus Lolo on behalf of the Nigerian government.
According to Lolo, President Buhari sent a special envoy to deliver the vehicles in demonstration of Nigeria’s solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso as it charts a new course in strengthening democracy in Africa.
“The gesture is to demonstrate to the people of Burkina Faso that Nigeria is solidly behind them,” he said.
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