West African countries urge concerted action over Boko Haram threat

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Muhammadu Buhari. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

All hands are needed on deck to fight the growing menace of terrorism from Boko Haram, said the president of Nigeria at the UN on Saturday.

The president's warning was delivered at an event that brought together leading politicians from Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger, the countries worst-affected by the militant group.

The event heard that women, adolescent girls and school-age children are especially at risk.

Matthew Wells reports.

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