In Pictures: Lt. General Buratai visits Colombia

Jan 25 2016 - 2:14pm

Nigeria’s Chief of army staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai is on a visit to Colombia’s army headquarters in Bogota.

Colombia like Nigeria, has been fighting the insurgency of armed rebels, the most known being FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia).

In October 2015, former Nigerian leader, Olusegun Obasanjo brought a couple of Colombian security experts to President Muhammadu Buhari and recommended them to assist Nigeria in fighting the seven year-old Boko Haram insurgency. Colombia has been in a state of war for over five decades.

Buratai, left with Colombia's army chief

Buratai, left with Colombia’s army chief

Buratai at the Colombia's army headquarters

Buratai at the Colombia’s army headquarters

Buratai meets with Colombia's army officers

Buratai meets with Colombia’s army officers

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