To reduce the impact of the current insecurity on the country’s
foreign policy, President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday held discussions
with the former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka
Anyaoku, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Anyaoku led members of the Presidential Advisory Council on
International Relations to a breakfast meeting with the President.
The ex-Commonwealth scribe said the Council also discussed how
government activities can be used to check and control insecurity in
He said: “We are members of the Presidential Advisory Council on
International Relations. These days, international relations have a
very strong nexus with domestic circumstances. So we discussed with
Mr. President ways of strengthening our international relations both
in terms of foreign policy activities and domestic activities.”
“We are very pleased with the response that we got from Mr. President.
He carefully considered all the issues raised with him, he responded
accordingly, some immediately, others in due course.”
“We talked about the impact the current security situation in the
country will have on our foreign policy and on our image abroad.”
“We talked about how the government activities can check and control
the security incidents in the country.”