Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari has asked United States to move Africa Command Headquarters for Germany come into the continent. Muhammadu Buhari said this in virtual meeting with the US secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Friday.
The security challenge for West and Central Africa, Gulf of Guinea, Lake Chad region and the Sahel, where it has increased and it the reason behind the Nigerian leader request.
In 2008, one year after the US setup their Africa Command (Africom) for Stuttgart in order to fight militants like Boko Haram, they asked African countries to host so that action.
South Africa, Libya and almost every other country has asked the US ask, but they were all rejected. Only Liberia is said to be waiting for confirmation.
Buhari in his statement said this will the international community support Nigeria to fight security challenges on the continent.