President Muhammadu Buhari is holding bilateral talks with his Turkish counterpart, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Turkish President, who arrived in Abuja at about midday on Wednesday, was accorded all the presidential honour by the presidential guards before both leaders retired into the President’s office for the meeting.
At the meeting, President Buhari said that his administration would not be demoralised by the terror situation in the nation’s northeast.
He maintained that the Federal government would remain focused on its resolve to develop the country, create jobs for the teeming youths as well as provide security.
President Buhari commended Turkey for identifying with Nigeria at all times, especially now that terrorism was ravaging the whole world.
He expressed gratitude to the Turkish government for training the Nigerian Police on how to deal with insurgency issues.
In his remark, President Erdogan described Nigeria as a global actor in peace keeping, promising to maintain strategic partnership with the government and people of Nigeria in the areas of trade, economy, military and culture.