President Mohammed Buhari has asked the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), for more intervention programmes in Africa and Nigeria in particular.
He made the call while speaking on behalf of the African group at the14th edition of the meeting of the OIC on Saturday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
Buhari affirmed Africa’s commitment towards the realization of the OIC objectives
President Buhari specifically called for more support for Nigeria especially as the country begins a new transition.
The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Saturday slammed the US decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the disputed city as Israel’s capital.
The Saudi-hosted summit condemned the “transfer of embassies of the United States and Guatemala to Jerusalem” and urged all members to “boycott” countries that have opened diplomatic missions in the city, a statement said.
The summit also condemned the inhumane situation of Rohingya Muslims, urging a halt to violence, it said in a statement.
It also stressed that Myanmar’s government has the responsibility to protect its citizens, the statement added.