Buhari lauds African parliamentarians for promoting democracy – Local

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the African Parliamentary Union (APU) for promoting democratic culture and human rights in Africa.

The president made the commendation at the opening of the 41st Conference of Speakers of the National Parliaments of the African Parliamentary Union in Abuja on Thursday.

Buhari also commended APU for choosing to look at the issues of terrorism and organised crimes in Africa.

“Since its foundation, the African Parliamentary Union has continued to champion the objective of bringing African Parliaments together to join the challenge of finding solutions to the many problems confronting the continent.

“And at the same time, helping to develop parliamentary practice in the continent toward the promotion of democracy, human rights, freedoms and the realization of…

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