Donation of Vehicles in Benin for the elections!
The giant neighbor of East Benin makes a logistical contribution to the proper organization of the presidential election on Sunday, March 6th. Nigeria has donated 15 cars and 100 motorcycles to the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENA).
Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, Lawrence Obisakin, at the handover ceremony on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the CENA headquarters in Cotonou, hailed the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to affirm Nigeria’s leadership in Africa . This is the donation of 15 Hilux vehicles and 100 motorcycles to the CENA Independent Electoral Commission of Benin by Nigeria.
The diplomat said the donations were made despite the financial challenges facing Nigeria. “We know that Nigeria is going through a period of economic crisis, however, our president, in his wisdom, despite the economic difficulties, was able to be sensitive to the needs of Benin.” President Buhari, in his wisdom, was able to find a way to help a country that needs a lot more help, “he said.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bulus Lolo, also congratulated Mr. Buhari, saying that he had given visibility to Nigeria’s contributions to African countries since taking office.
In response, CENA President Emmanuel Tiando praised Nigeria’s support to Benin at all times, saying that the donation would help the institution responsible for organizing elections in Benin to improve its performance. .
“The quality of the relationship between Nigeria is demonstrated by the frequent meetings that exist between the two countries,” said Emmanuel Tiando