Britain Believes in One Nigeria – Envoy Says UK Will Never Allow Nigeria Break-up by Biafra


While speaking at a public lecture titled “‎Brexit: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities for Nigeria”, at the Federal University, Lokoja, on Thursday, the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, stated the United Kingdom is behind one and indivisible Nigeria.When asked about his country’s stance onthe groups pushing for Biafra independence from Nigeria, the envoy saidthe UK remained firm in its support for oneNigeria.Arkwright noted that the unity of Nigeria should not be negotiable, stressing that the country will be better under one umbrella.“The strength of Nigeria is not in her money or oil but her greatest asset remains her well-endowed and resourcefulpeople,” Arkwright said.He said Britain would support Nigeria in the areas of education and business development. “We will strive to increase our market by encouraging more investments in Nigeria.”Meanwhile, the Presidency had revealed that the British Government will give the Federal Government information about Nigerians who own property in that country next year.

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